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SpymasterDai Li and the Chinese Secret Service$
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Frederic Wakeman

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780520234079

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520234079.001.0001

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Police Academies

Police Academies

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(p.187) Chapter 14 Police Academies
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Spymaster
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Frederic Wakeman

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520234079.003.0014

This chapter examines the history of police academies in China. The first modern police force in China was created in Changsha during the Hundred Days of Reform in 1898. This chapter discusses the establishment of the Sino-American Cooperative Organization (SACO) under the direction of General Dai Li and Admiral Mary Miles during the Pacific War and the role of August Vollmer in police professionalization in China. It also highlights Dai Li's take over the Zhejiang Police Academy in the summer of 1932 and Chiang Kai-shek's decision to create a central academy.

Keywords:   police academies, China, Changsha, SACO, Dai Li, Admiral Mary Miles, August Vollmer, Zhejiang Police A Academy, Chiang Kai-shek

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