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Mentoring in the criminal justice professions conveyance of the craft by Frank A. Colaprete

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Published by Charles C Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English


  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Vocational guidance -- United States,
  • Law enforcement -- Vocational guidance -- United States,
  • Mentoring -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Frank A. Colaprete ; with a foreword by Richard C. Lumb.
LC ClassificationsHV9950 .C57 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22853137M
ISBN 109780398078645, 9780398078652
LC Control Number2008053771

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