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Recursiveness

Christopher K. Ansell

in Pragmatist Democracy: Evolutionary Learning as Public Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199772438
eISBN:
9780199918997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772438.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that recursiveness is a central but unspecified aspect of Pragmatist thought, defining recursiveness as a “continuous and interlocking cycle of perspectives.” Building on ... More


“Just the Facts, Ma'am”: Musical Style Change and Markedness in the Police Drama

Ron Rodman

in Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Using the notion of musical style topics (Agawu 1992, Ratner 1980, and Monelle 2000), this chapter traces the evolution of musical style and its effect on meaning in the genre of the police drama. ... More


The City that Became Safe: New York’s Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199844425
eISBN:
9780199943357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844425.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The 40% drop in crime that occurred across the U.S. from 1991 to 2000 largely remains an unsolved mystery. Even more puzzling then is the crime rate drop in New York City, which lasted twice as long ... More


Jammed Up: Bad Cops, Police Misconduct, and the New York City Police Department

Robert J. Kane and Michael D. White

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748411
eISBN:
9780814785751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748411.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Drugs, bribes, falsifying evidence, unjustified force and kickbacks: there are many opportunities for cops to act like criminals. This book studies the nature and causes of police misconduct. While ... More


Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School

Kathleen Nolan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675524
eISBN:
9781452947532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675524.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

As zero-tolerance discipline policies have been instituted at high schools across the country, police officers are employed with increasing frequency to enforce behavior codes and maintain order, ... More


Some Rough Spots

Michael F. Armstrong

in They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes some of the setbacks faced by the Knapp Commission. Specifically, one incident involving the restaurant Gasner's, which was investigated for serving free meals to police ... More


Setting the Stage: An Historical Look at the New York Police Department

Robert J. Kane and Michael D. White

in Jammed Up: Bad Cops, Police Misconduct, and the New York City Police Department

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748411
eISBN:
9780814785751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748411.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides a historical look at how career-ending misconduct has manifested itself in the NYPD over two previous generations, specifically setting aside questions regarding the prevalence ... More


Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath

Jennifer C. Hunt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360904
eISBN:
9780226360911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360911.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

On July 31, 1997, a six-man Emergency Service team from the NYPD raided a terrorist cell in Brooklyn and narrowly prevented a suicide bombing of the New York subway that would have cost hundreds, ... More


Blood Trail

Jennifer C. Hunt

in Seven Shots: An NYPD Raid on a Terrorist Cell and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360904
eISBN:
9780226360911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360911.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter talks about streaks of blood which extended from the street to the building entrance after the events that took place at 248 Fourth Avenue. If the terrorist incident had happened in ... More


The Department, the City, and Police Misconduct: Looking beyond the Bad Cop

Robert J. Kane and Michael D. White

in Jammed Up: Bad Cops, Police Misconduct, and the New York City Police Department

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748411
eISBN:
9780814785751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748411.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter is a summary of several journal articles that the first author of this text had published between 2002 and 2006, which examined the social ecology of police misconduct, the consequences ... More


They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Michael Armstrong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For two years the author was chief counsel to the Knapp Commission, investigating cops. Based on the author's recollections of this watershed moment in law enforcement accountability—prompted by the ... More


NYPD Blues

in Walter Benjamin's Grave

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226790039
eISBN:
9780226790008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226790008.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

When George W. Bush came to town for the Republican National Convention in 2004, the New York City Police Department had to manage thousands of protesters day after day in giant dragnets using ... More


The Beginning

Michael F. Armstrong

in They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the widespread corruption in the New York City Police Department and how a young police officer named Frank Serpico and New York Times investigative reporter David Burnham helped ... More


Staffing and Funding

Michael F. Armstrong

in They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the early days of the Knapp Commission. In the summer of 1970, at a well-attended press conference at the New York headquarters of the National Press Club, Whit Knapp announced ... More


Lurching Into Action

Michael F. Armstrong

in They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the author's account of how the Commission dealt with the challenges of investigating corruption at the New York City Police Department. Their efforts included reaching out to ... More


Gabe

Michael F. Armstrong

in They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the author's account of his first television appearance—on the six o'clock news, on Channel 4, the local NBC station—as the Knapp Commission's chief counsel. He was interviewed ... More


Teddy and Xaviera

Michael F. Armstrong

in They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

One of the most vital technical needs of any investigative outfit is electronic eavesdropping equipment. The Knapp Commission had no use for telephone wiretaps or hidden “bugs” because, not being a ... More


The Great Meat Robbery

Michael F. Armstrong

in They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes an incident in the early morning of January 24, 1971, in the West Greenwich Village section of Manhattan, when Knapp agents Jim Donovan and Frank Nemic witnessed police ... More


George

Michael F. Armstrong

in They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1960, some ten years prior to the creation of the Knapp Commission, New York City had been rocked by a front-page scandal involving police payoffs by tow-truck operators. Reporters had exposed ... More


Leuci

Michael F. Armstrong

in They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses Bob Leuci, a member of the elite Special Investigations Unit (SIU) of the Narcotics Division. Leuci had somehow gotten to know Frank Serpico, whose experiences had led to the ... More


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