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History of Police

  • By: Rainer Kroll & Mitch Librett
  • 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)
Police in the Ancient World

There exist few historical records establishing the earliest police, but one can surmise that early policing existed around the idea of communal survival. In these earliest communities, control of various ...

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