Henry Fielding’s ideas on crime eventually developed into the Bow Street Runners.

A Concise History of American Policing
Raymond Foster  More Info

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Nassau County Police Department (New York)

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George F. Maher

About the Nassau County Police Department

The Nassau County Police Department has over 2600 police officers and is one of the largest police departments in the United States.  The department is organized into three divisions: Patrol Division; Detective Division and Support Division.  The Patrol Division is the largest, providing basic police services to the population in eight distinct precincts.  Also under the Patrol Division are the specialized units like the Marine Unit, Aviation Unit and Mounted Unit.


Each of the eight precincts have their own detective squads, under the command of the Chief of Detectives.  Additionally, the Detective Division has such specialized functions as narcotics, vice, arson and explosives.  The Support Division contains units such as communications, the police academy and property Bureau. 

Selected books by a Nassau County Police Department police officer.

No Greater Love
Robert P Como  More Info

Behold, A Sower
Robert P. Como  More Info

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