To Serve And Collect

To Serve And Collect

by Richard Lindberg

Hardcover(New Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275934156
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/30/1991
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)
Lexile: 1310L (what's this?)

About the Author

RICHARD C. LINDBERG is Official Historian of the Chicago White Sox and editor for The Encyclopedia of World Crime. He is the author of Chicago Ragtime: Another Look at Chicago, 1880-1920 and Who's on Third? The Chicago White Sox Story.

Table of Contents


The Police and the Emerging City

Ethnicity, Fraternal Orders and the Police

Close Up on the Chicago Police: A Ride to Jail in the Patrol Wagon

The Failures of Reform: Chicago under the Police Commission and Civil Service

The Rule of the Club: Policing the Labor Strikes

Close Up on the Chicago Police: Fingerprints Doom a Murderer

The Triangle and the Star: The Cronin Case

Gambling and the Police

Close Up on the Chicago Police: The Armory Station, Home to 100,000 Desperate Characters

A Juicy Tenderloin: Politics and Graft in the South Side Levee

The Triumph of Vice and Graft during the First Thompson Administration

The Guns of Chicago: The Police, Prohibition, and the Crime Syndicate, 1921-31

Close Up on the Chicago Police: Tommy O'Connor Breaks Out

Pawns of the Machine: The Cermak-Kelly-Nash Years, 1933-47

Close Up on the Chicago Police: Confessions of a Vice Cop

A System at Fault, 1947-60




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