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Author Oller, John.
Title Rogues' gallery : the birth of modern policing and organized crime in Gilded Age New York / John Oller.
Publication Info. [New York] : Dutton, [2021]
©2021
Open Library Cover
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Description xi, 511 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Forming the picture -- Making a name -- A cop is born -- Heist of the century -- The third degree -- King of the bank robbers -- Queen of the fences -- A star cop is born -- The great detective -- "Too much for our police" -- "Fredericka the Great" -- "Wired" -- "Either the Whyos or I must go" -- Better than Scotland Yard -- "Every crime here has its price" -- Paying tribute -- A world stuffed with sawdust- and blue with perjury -- Busted -- One rough rider -- "To hell with reform" -- The man in the straw hat -- The postman rang twice -- "How strange is public opinion" -- Return of the gangs -- Skating -- Up the river -- "Send for the dago!" -- The newcomer -- The Black Hand -- Endings -- Epilogue.
Subject New York (N.Y.). Police Department -- History -- 19th century.
Police -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Organized crime -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1865-1898.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
Added Title Birth of modern policing and organized crime in Gilded Age New York
ISBN 9781524745653 (hardcover)
1524745650
9781524745677 (ebook)