Micronesian Blues: The Adventures of an American Cop in Paradise

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Training competent, independent police forces in developing nations is critical to U.S. efforts to promote democracy and stability worldwide. Yet all too often we simply take American cops or military troops, drop them into the middle of a foreign land, and leave them to figure out the enormous challenges of cross-cultural police training on their own. Three decades ago, in the tropical island setting of Micronesia, Bryan Vila was one of these trainers. After serving as a Marine in Vietnam and then working as a street cop ...

Micronesian Blues: The Adventures of an American Cop in Paradise 2009, Paladin Press, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9781581607161

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