Nebraska Authors

Allen P. Bristow

Born 1929-07-11 NE (USA)

Died 2008-10-26
Gleneden Beach, OR (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Kearney, NE
Los Angeles, CA
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Gleneden, OR

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Law Enforcement; Police; Training


Bachelor of Science Degree, 1952, Los Angeles State College, Los Angeles, CA
Master of Science Degree, 1957, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


Police Officer
Professor of Police Science

Places Worked

San Fernando Police Department
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
California State University, Los Angeles, California, 1959-1967


Consultant to President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice, 1966


California State Peace Officers Association
International Association of Polygraph Examiners, Vice President, 1962


Police Decision Making. 1957.
Field Interrogation. 1958.
Analysis of Chart and Graph Tests. 1959.
Decision Making in Police Administration. 1961.
Patrol Administration. 1961.
Police Film Guide. 1962.
Readings in Police Supervision. 1963.
Field Interrogation, Second ed. 1964.
Criminal Procedure and the Administration of Justice. 1964.
Effective Police Manpower Utilization. 1969.
Introduction to Modern Police Firearms. 1969.
Police Supervision. 1971.
Police Disaster Operations. 1972.
Search for an Effective Police Handgun. 1973.

Contributed more than thirty articles to law enforcement publications

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