improvement of criminal justice in Philadelphia a report to the people by Philadelphia Regional Planning Council.

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  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.

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StatementPhiladelphia Regional Planning Council, Governor"s Justice Commission ; Paul M. Chalfin, Chairman.
ContributionsChalfin, Paul M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV8148.P52 P44 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 126 p. :
Number of Pages126
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Open LibraryOL4696626M
LC Control Number77623798

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