The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894

@article{Barbero2015TheRO,
  title={The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894},
  author={A. Barbero},
  journal={Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={108},
  pages={185}
}
  • A. Barbero
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society
The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894. By Sam Mitrani. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2013. Pp. 254, notes, index. Cloth, $50.00.)Sam Mitrani's excellent book, The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894 provides a very timely analysis of the growth of the professional police force in the United States. Using Gilded Age Chicago as his case study, he very successfully explains "the process by which a nation historically… Expand
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