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American Society of Criminology

  • By: Heath B. Grant
  • 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 American Society of Criminology (ASC) began in 1941 in Berkeley, California, as a meeting of seven police administration professors under the original name of the National Association of College Police Training Officials (NACPTO). Among the founders were ...

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