Establishing a citizens" watchdog group by Peter Manikas

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Published by Dept. of Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .

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  • Crime prevention -- Citizen participation.,
  • Political corruption.,
  • Local government -- United States.

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Statementprepared by Peter Manikas, David Protess, Better Government Association, Chicago, Illinois.
ContributionsProtess, David., National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice., Better Government Association (Ill.), SRI International.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 124 p. :
Number of Pages124
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Open LibraryOL17819536M

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