Cover: The Private Police Industry

The Private Police Industry

Its Nature and Extent

Published 1971

by James S. Kakalik, Sorrel Wildhorn


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A descriptive report covering the nature, size, growth, and operation of the private security industry and its personnel. The report also describes the results of a survey of private security employees. It is one of a set of five reports on RAND's study of private police in the United States. The overall findings and study recommendations are summarized in R-869-DOJ.

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