The rise of the Chicago Police Department : class and conflict, 1850-1894 /
"The police simply did not exist in early American life. Between 1840s and the end of 1880s, every major northern city built a substantial police force. Sam Mitrani examines the making of the police in Chicago, which rapidly grew into the most violent, turbulent city in America by the late 1800...
University of Illinois Press,
|Series:||Working class in American history.