discipline and punish
August Vollmer and the Sins of the Father

A biography of “the father of American policing” offers timely insights into his progressive, professional approach to policing, but fails to grapple with the darker side of his legacy.

Appeared in: Volume 16, Number 1 | Published on: July 18, 2020
Nicole Penn is program manager for Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies at the American Enterprise Institute.
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