Education: Parents & Pedagogs

Berkeley, Calif., has two shrewd criminologists. One is Police Chief August Vollmer, University of Chicago crime expert (TIME, May 27, Sept. 16). Less widely known but far more versatile is Edward Oscar Heinrich, onetime police chief, onetime city manager, chemist, pharmacist, sanitary engineer, crook catcher. Since 1919, hawk-nosed, bespectacled Criminologist Heinrich has plied the trade of scientific crime-solving, being called in from time to time as consultant in many a west coast cause célèbre.

Invited to speak before the California congress of parents & teachers last fortnight, he piqued pedagogs, pleased...

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