Secondhand. Very good condition. Some edgewear. Back cover has some creasing to corners.
Inscribed "from Steven Xmas 2002"
The Swan River Colony was originally policed by military detachments. With the coming of convicts in the 1850s, a dedicated police force was established. This book traces the development of the Western Australian Police Service, through wars and depression. The book describes the various roles the police have undertaken in addition to their law enforcement responsibilities and how the unique nature of Western Australia's cities, towns and remote areas have influenced policing Includes detail endnotes, references and index.