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NCJ Number: 31789 Find in a Library
Title: BUFFALO POLICE 1872-1900 - LABOR UNREST, POLITICAL POWER AND THE CREATION OF THE POLICE INSTITUTION
Journal: CRIME AND SOCIAL JUSTICE  Dated:(FALL-WINTER 1975)  Pages:5-14
Author(s): S L HARRING; L M MCMULLIN
Corporate Author: Crime and Social Justice Associates
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 10
Sponsoring Agency: Crime and Social Justice Associates
Berkeley, CA 94704
Type: Historical Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE AUTHOR CONTENDS THAT THE CITY POLICE INSTITUTION DEVELOPED IN RESPONSE TO LABOR ORGANIZATION AND STRIKES AGAINST BUSINESSMEN WHO SERVED AS POLICE COMMISSIONER, MAYOR, AND POLICE SUPERINTENDENT DURING THIS PERIOD.
Abstract: HE ANALYZES HOW THE NEED FOR ADDITIONAL POLICE SERVICES GREW AS A RESULT OF THE CLASS INTERESTS OF POWERFUL MANUFACTURERS IN THIS INDUSTRIAL/COMMERCIAL CITY. ALSO SHOWN IS HOW THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE POLICE INSTITUTION WAS STRUCTURED ALONG CHANNELS EMPHASIZING THE CONTROL OF STRIKES AND WORKINGCLASS ORGANIZATIONS, THE CONTROL OF WORKING CLASS COMMUNITIES, AND THE CONTROL AND RE-SOCIALIZATION OF IMMIGRANTS IMPORTED TO SERVE THE DEMANDS OF INDUSTRY. A LIST OF REFERENCES IS INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Labor relations; New York; Police business cooperation
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