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Law Enforcement Assistance Administration

  • By: Lou Mayo
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

Prior to the 1960s, the federal government had no significant involvement in local crime problems. There was technical support from the FBI crime laboratory and central criminal/fingerprint files, along with some technical training of local police and some technical assistance from ...

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