Policing Sexuality

Author: Jessica R. Pliley
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674368118
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Jessica Pliley links the crusade against sex trafficking to the FBI’s growth into a formidable law agency that cooperated with states and municipalities in pursuit of offenders.

The Policing Of Politics In The Twentieth Century

Author: Mark Mazower
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 9781571818737
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Senior FBI officials acted in other ways to exploit conservative moralistic
concerns to broaden the FBI's authority, attested to by the scope and purpose of
FBI investigations of illicit sexual activities. In 1910, Congress had enacted
legislation to curb organised prostitution, the White Slave Traffic (or Mann) Act,
making it a federal crime to transport women across state lines for illicit sexual
purposes. The Bureau's Mann Act investigations, however, were not confined to
organised ...

Congressional Record

Author: United States. Congress
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Last year, the FBI reported that violent crime had its biggest increase in over a
deoade. Under Republican control from 2001 to 2006, funding for state and local
law enforcement grants was cut from $4.4 billion to $2.5 billion—a 43 percent
decrease. This bill reverses those trends, making major investments into
restoring state and local law enforcements grants. It appropriates $725 million for
Community Oriented Policing Services (the COPS program)—$693 million over
the President's ...