Law and Disorder: The Chaotic Birth of the NYPD

Law and Disorder: The Chaotic Birth of the NYPD

By Bruce Chadwick

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Nineteenth-century New York City was one of the most magnificent cities in the world, but also one of the most deadly. Without any real law enforcement for almost 200 years, the city was a lawless place where the crime rate was triple what it is today and the murder rate was five or six times as high. The staggering amount of crime threatened to topple a city that was expe

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