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Calling All CarsRadio Dragnets and the Technology of Policing

Calling All Cars: Radio Dragnets and the Technology of Policing

Kathleen Battles

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816649136
eISBN:
9781452945996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816649136.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This book shows how radio played a key role in an emerging form of policing during the turbulent years of the Depression. Until this time popular culture had characterized the gangster as hero, but ... More

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