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Matthew Vaz (ed.)

in Running the Numbers: Race, Police, and the History of Urban Gambling

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226690445
eISBN:
9780226690582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226690582.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the politics of gambling in New York City. A long tradition of demands for black autonomy in the gambling business confronted a well developed system of gambling corruption in ... More


Definitions and typologies of police corruption

Danny Singh

in Investigating Corruption in the Afghan Police Force: Instability and Insecurity in Post‑Conflict Societies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354666
eISBN:
9781447354673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354666.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the pre-existing definitions of what corruption entails starting from the abuse of public office for private authority to forms of political and divisional advantage. ... More


Introduction

Danny Singh

in Investigating Corruption in the Afghan Police Force: Instability and Insecurity in Post-conflict Societies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354666
eISBN:
9781447354673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354666.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The opening chapter of the book covers security sector reform that has attempted to curb corruption by enhancing the efficiency of a competently trained police force. It draws on comparisons between ... More


“Are You Going to Let a Negro Name the Next Mayor of Chicago?”: Investigations and Elections

Matthew Vaz (ed.)

in Running the Numbers: Race, Police, and the History of Urban Gambling

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226690445
eISBN:
9780226690582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226690582.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter begins with the arrival of the Kefauver Committee in Chicago. The Senate Committee to Investigate Crime in Interstate Commerce held hearings in the city taking testimony from the mayor, ... More


Investigating Corruption in the Afghan Police Force: Instability and Insecurity in Post-conflict Societies

Danny Singh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354666
eISBN:
9781447354673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354666.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book provides a unique study on the lower ranks of the Afghan police force due to the lack of empirical evidence of what attributes to the causes, practices and consequences of corruption in ... More


Negro Distrust of the Police Increased: Migration, Prohibition, and Regime-Building in the 1 920s

Simon Balto

in Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649597
eISBN:
9781469649610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649597.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The first chapter opens with scenes from Chicago’s Red Summer race riot in July of 1919. It explores the cascade of white violence that characterized the riot, as well as the armed self-defense that ... More


Running the Numbers: Race, Police, and the History of Urban Gambling

Matthew Vaz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226690445
eISBN:
9780226690582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226690582.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores conflict over everyday gambling in urban America from the 1950s through the 1980s. The popular illegal games "numbers" and "policy" thrived in African American communities in New ... More


Does Training Produce Professional Policing?

Nigel G. Fielding

in Professionalizing the Police: The Unfulfilled Promise of Police Training

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198817475
eISBN:
9780191859434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817475.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter uses contemporary policing problems and challenges to evaluate how well training prepares recruits, auxiliaries, detectives, and managers for the police role. It reviews patterns of ... More


Bent Coppers

Paul Elliott

in Studying the British Crime Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733742
eISBN:
9781800342125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733742.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details how the British police film after the 1960s became one of anxiety and fear both of and for the place of the constabulary in British culture. The perception of escalating police ... More


The Legacy of the 1964 Rules

Mike McConville and Luke Marsh

in The Myth of Judicial Independence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198822103
eISBN:
9780191861192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822103.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the aftermath of the executive–judicial conflict through an analysis of the impact of the 1964 version of the Judges’ Rules. This includes scrutiny of the technical-legal ... More


Reflections

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/9780231153546.003.0027
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the author's reflections on the accomplishments and impact, if any, of the Knapp Commission on the New York City Police Department, four decades after its creation. He argues ... More


Street Betting: Enacting Prohibition

David Miers

in Regulating Commercial Gambling: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276158
eISBN:
9780191711145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276158.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter traces the Home Office's response to the activities of bookmakers, the police, and anti-gambling groups. Off-track betting was closely associated with police corruption, in particular ... More


Rural Violence and Reassertion of State Control in Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan

Erica Marat

in The Politics of Police Reform: Society against the State in Post-Soviet Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190861490
eISBN:
9780190861520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861490.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Russian Politics

This chapter argues that incidents of transformative violence in the periphery fail to generate enough public revulsion to spark an open debate about how policing must change. Vulnerable individuals ... More


The Aftermath: 1918–60

Mike McConville and Luke Marsh

in The Myth of Judicial Independence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198822103
eISBN:
9780191861192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822103.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 4 traces the aftermath of the formulation of the Judges’ Rules over the period 1918–60 including their reissue and additional interpretations of 1930, 1946, and 1947. In this account the ... 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


Response and Rescue: How the System Works

Ko-lin Chin and James O. Finckenauer

in Selling Sex Overseas: Chinese Women and the Realities of Prostitution and Global Sex Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772577
eISBN:
9780814769683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772577.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter first examines the response of the police and other governmental and nongovernmental agents to the increase in foreign prostitutes in their jurisdictions. It then describes the female ... More


The Red–Black Collusion

Peng Wang

in The Chinese Mafia: Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198758402
eISBN:
9780191818349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758402.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 6 focuses on the red–black collusion between police officers and local gangsters. It offers a detailed description of Chongqing’s anti-crime and anti-corruption campaign. Analysis of this ... 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


The Public Hearings: Droge, Logan, Tank and Slim, Burkert, etc.

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/9780231153546.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the other witnesses during the Knapp Commission's public hearings. Among these is Edward Droge who testified about the everyday sort of graft that was participated in by almost ... More


Serpico

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/9780231153546.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the preparations for and start of public hearings on the charges of Frank Serpico on December 14, 1971. Serpico claimed that top-level people in the Department and in City ... More


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