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National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement (Wickersham Commission)

  • By: Carol A. Archbold
  • 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)

In 1929 President Herbert Hoover created the National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement. The commission is often referred to as the Wickersham Commission, named after George W. Wickersham, who served as its chairperson. The commission comprised several leading experts in ...

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