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To serve and collect : Chicago politics and police corruption from the Lager Beer Riot to the Summerdale Scandal : 1855-1960

Author: Richard Lindberg
Publisher: Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text tells the story of Chicago during its formative years through the history of its police department, providing a chronicle of the alliance between politics, law enforcement and crime.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lindberg
ISBN: 0809322234 9780809322237
OCLC Number: 38879424
Description: xxii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Richard C. Lindberg.
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"A grimly amusing case history of big-city police and political corruption, which has achieved its purest form in Chicago."--Digby Diehl, "Playboy" "Lindberg has a rare gift for making history fun, Read more...

 
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