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National Guard

  • By: Hugh E. O'Rourke
  • 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)

The National Guard is a military organization staffed by part-time members who are trained to supplement the active military. On occasion, the National Guard has been called to active service to assist the civil authorities in cases of natural disasters or ...

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