The police and the behavioral sciences

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Statementby J. Leonard Steinberg and Donald W. McEvoy.
ContributionsMcEvoy, Donald W., joint author.
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LC ClassificationsHV7936.P8 S73
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Paginationxvi, 164 p.
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Open LibraryOL5425949M
ISBN 100398029571
LC Control Number73020431
OCLC/WorldCa762617

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