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Keepers of the County: Crime and the Anoka County Sheriff's Office

Wendel, Vickie {Author} with Vickie Wendel {With Preface By} and Sheriff Bruce Andersohn {With Foreward By}

ISBN 10: 1578648297 / ISBN 13: 9781578648290
Editorial: The Donning Company /Publishers, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 2013
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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"Our history began in 1857, and in the succeeding 152 years, sixteen men have served as the sheriff of Anoka County. Some of them are among the most influential and colorful characters of Anoka County's past. Their tenure as sheriff and the legacies they leave helped shape who we are. Beyond the sheriffs themselves, this book tells the stories of the men and women who, as deputies and members of the sheriff's office, have helped to shape its history. Importantly, Vickie not only details the history of the office, but also does so within the context of the broader history of the nation and of the county. We get a true sense of how the sheriff's office adapted and changed to meet the challenges of a changing America and a growing Anoka County, from simple beginnings as a cluster of small rural towns to a major metropolitan county, from social changes like Prohibition to ever-increasing challenges as populations and crime rates grow, all the way to today's modern forensic science capabilities. This book is important for both the sheriff's office as well as anyone who has an interest in the history of the sheriff's office and its place in Anoka County's past. As the sheriff who began this project, I am excited that it has finally reached fruition. Telling the story of those sheriffs who shaped the sheriff's office and preserving the contrributions that each individual gave to the office is important. The path to our future is paved with the cobbled stories of our past; with this book we have a clear path-one of tradition and of commitment to the office-for future sheriffs, whose charge will remain the same: to be 'Keepers of the County'." {Sheriff Bruce Andersohn}. This book has 368 pages and is illustrated throughout. The book is a SIGNED copy from Sheriff Ralph "Buster" Talbot, who served the county from 1961 to 1987. Overall, this is a FINE copy with FINE dust jacket of this MOST SCARCE title. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 064964

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Título: Keepers of the County: Crime and the Anoka ...

Editorial: The Donning Company /Publishers, Virginia Beach, Virginia

Año de publicación: 2013

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: Not Given

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