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President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice

  • By: Elizabeth H. McConnell & John A. McConnell
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

In 1965 President Lyndon Johnson appointed the 19-member President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice to examine crime and crime control in the United States. The commission's findings, regarded by many as the most comprehensive evaluation of crime and ...

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