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Title:History of the Police Department of Troy, N. Y. From 1786 to 1902 Including a Digest of the Lansingburgh Department
Item ID:DH00-014097
Publisher:The Police Beneficiary Association of Troy, N. Y, Troy, N. Y, 1902
Dust Jacket:No
The Police Beneficiary Association of Troy, N. Y, 1902, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First

Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. "Illustrated, Historical and Biographical Illustrating and Describing the Equipment and Effectiveness of the Police Force". Burgundy gilt stamped cloth over boards, black-and-white frontispiece photograph of the Troy Police Department 1901, 202 pages (text ends on page 155 and advertisements follow), illustrated advertisements on endpapers, illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs including many portraits of policeman, group shots of personnel of police precincts, illustrated and non-illustrated advertisements for Troy businesses (collar manufacturers, brewery, revolvers, harness company, slaughterers). his is quite a detailed account of the police department and includes chapters on: Annexation of Lansingburgh; Early Disturbances (Indian Quarrel 1806, Riot 1837, Draft Riots); Noted Crimes and Trials (First Public Executions and Troy); Sensational Homicides (Killing of Patrolman Crandell, "Bat" Shea and His Victim). The book also provides biographical information of the City Administration, the Administrators of the police force, the subordinate officers, and a roster of the patrolmen who constituted the police force at that time. Wear at extremities, covers stained, scattered light staining throughout. musty smell, names of previous owners (both seem to have been police officers) in ink and pencil on front fly leaf. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 8 oz. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Books; Groups, Clubs & Associations. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 014097.
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