By Frank Morn
The increase of educational felony justice courses from their beginnings on the collage of California within the Nineteen Thirties during the break up into educational and vocational types through the later a long time are defined during this paintings. educational politics and politicians are emphasised. the tutorial infighting in constructing courses, and enter from numerous different disciplines to the sector are defined. The paintings is addressed to professors of felony justice, criminology, sociology, political technology, and schooling.
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During the first decade of the twentieth century the City of Brotherly Love was thought to be one of the most corrupt places in America. It was one of the more shameful cities described by Lincoln Steffens in The Shame of the Cities. In 1911 a reform mayor, Rudolph Blankenburg, came to power. He appointed George D. Porter director of public safety and James Robinson superintendent of police. This triumvirate set out to remodel the police department along military lines. A patrolman's manual was published and made required reading in the recently established School of Instruction.
When his father died in 1884 the family moved back to Germany but returned to Louisiana two years later. Vollmer then received his formal and formative education at a vocational school in New Orleans, learning bookkeeping, shorthand, and typing. Concern over the wide-open permissive nature of New Orleans apparently compelled the Vollmers to move to the quiet and respectable university town of Berkeley, California, in the 1890s, where "Gus" opened a coal and feed store. Vollmer spent one year in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War as a military policeman.
Such "dead stuff" should be avoided, he maintained. Practitioners must be in complete control so that "the academically trained schoolmaster does not try to teach our boys a lot of 'cold storage' knowledge that will be of no value to them in peace officer work," he asserted. 16 Existing federal funds for vocational training were to be utilized to establish "zone schools" and technical institutes connected to the junior colleges throughout the state. In short, the more vocational aspects of police education were being relegated quite early to the junior college.
Academic Politics and the History of Criminal Justice Education: (Contributions in Criminology and Penology) by Frank Morn