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Whether they appear n mystery novels or headline news stories on prime time TV or the silver screen few figures have maintained such an TV or the silver screen few figures have maintained such an hold on the American cultural magination as modern police officers Why are we so fascinated with the police and their power What relation do these pervasive media representations bear to the fascinated with the police and their power What relation do *these pervasive media representations bear to the history of modern policingChristopher P Wilson explores these uestions * pervasive media representations bear to the history of modern policingChristopher P Wilson explores these uestions examining narratives of police power n crime news. ,
Popular fiction and film showing how they both reflect and nfluence the real strategies of law enforcement on the beat they both reflect and nfluence *the real strategies of law enforcement on the beat the suad room and n urban * real strategies of law enforcement on the beat the suad room and n urban He takes us from Theodore Roosevelt's year of reform with the 1890s NYPD to the rise of community policing from the classic police procedural film The Naked City to the bestselling novels of LAPD veteran Joseph Wambaugh Wilson concludes by demonstrating the ways n which popular storytelling about police power ha. ,
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