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Amtrak Police

  • By: Subutay Musluoglu
  • 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 Railroad Passenger Corporation, better known as Amtrak, was created in 1970 when President Richard M. Nixon signed the Rail Passenger Service Act. Amtrak, created in response to the bankruptcies of a number of intercity passenger railroads, assumed the responsibility ...

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