Good order and safety: a history of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, 1861 - 1906

The formative years -- The war years : 1861/1865 -- A peacetime metropolitan police -- Politics, revolution, and the "social evil" -- A new city charter and old problems -- The crittenden years -- A new board and an international murder case -- Entering the gay nineties -- Preparing for th...

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Main Author: Wagner, Allen E.
Contributors: Wagner, Allen Eugene (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: [Columbia, Mo.] Distr. by the Univ. of Missouri Press 2008
[St. Louis, Mo.] Missouri History Museum 2008
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 3232
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Summary:The formative years -- The war years : 1861/1865 -- A peacetime metropolitan police -- Politics, revolution, and the "social evil" -- A new city charter and old problems -- The crittenden years -- A new board and an international murder case -- Entering the gay nineties -- Preparing for the new century : the Police Act of 1899 -- Policing "the future great city of the world" -- 1904 : the year the world came to St. Louis -- After the fair was over : the reformation
"Examines the beginnings of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, from 1861 to 1906, when St. Louis was the fourth-largest city in the United States"--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 469 - 520) and index
Physical Description:XVIII, 532 S. Ill., Kt
ISBN:1883982634
9781883982638