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The New York Police Department (NYPD) is the largest police force in the United States. Beginning with just a handful of officers and night marshals in the early 19th century, the ranks of New York City's po… (See Below for Full Description)
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The New York Police Department (NYPD) is the largest police force in the United States. Beginning with just a handful of officers and night marshals in the early 19th century, the ranks of New York City's police department swelled as the city's population soared from 60,515 in 1800 to more than 8 million citizens today. The present-day NYPD has approximately 34,500 uniformed officers who maintain law and order in the five boroughs of Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Staten Island. New York Police Department illustrates the colorful history and expansion of the Big Apple's law enforcement agency, highlighting duties, crime-fighting technology and equipment, and noteworthy investigations.

Key topics covered include:

  • Black Hand gangs
  • Noteworthy NYPD officers
  • Fingerprint identification
  • NYPD corruption and brutality
  • The Son of Sam serial killer
  • Nancy Titterton murder investigation
  • John Gotti and the Gambino crime family
  • Terrorism.

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ISBN-13 978-1-60413-614-2
ISBN-10 1604136146
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-3752-0
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Law Enforcement Agencies
Author Colin Evans
Publication Date 5/1/2011
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Sidebars. Chronology. Endnotes. Bibliography. Further resources. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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