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Law Enforcement in Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico Police Department (Paperback) Loot Price: R203
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Law Enforcement in Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico Police Department (Paperback)

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Chapters: Puerto Rico Police Department. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 35. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Puerto Rico Police Department (Polic a de Puerto Rico), better known in Puerto Rico as La Uniformada ("The Uniformed"), is the police force of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, with island-wide jurisdiction. The Uniformada is also one of two investigative arms of many of Puerto Rico's municipal police forces, the other one being the Puerto Rico Bureau of Special Investigations, a branch of the Department of Justice of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The headquarters of La Uniformada are located at the Cuartel General (General Station House), 101 Franklin D. Roosevelt Avenue, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico. Police Headquarters in the Hato Rey district of the City of San JuanIt traces back to 1837, when Spanish governor Francisco Javier de Moreda y Prieto created La Guardia Civil de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico Civil Guard) to protect the lives and property of Puerto Ricans who at the time were Spanish subjects, and provide police services to the entire island, even though many municipalities maintain their own police force. The United States invaded and took possession of Puerto Rico in July 1898 as a result of the Spanish American War and has controlled the island as a US territory since then. The Insular Police of Porto Rico was created on February 21, 1899, by Col. Frank Thacher, (US Marine officer during the Spanish American War), with an authorized strength of 313 sworn officers. On March 21, 1937, more than 30 officers placed themselves in an intersection in downtown Ponce to prevent a march that Puerto Rican Nationalists started to protest the insular government that the United States was governing by at the time. As they started to march and sing La Borinque a (Puerto Rico'...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=602960


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-51894-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-51894-6
Barcode: 9781156518946

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