crime

Homicide in Chicago : aggregate and time series perspectives on victim, offender, and circumstance, 1965-1981

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book, Block
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1986
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Chicago Confidential

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book, Lait
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1950
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Chicago is the hurly-burly, rough-and-tumble, guns-and-girls, front-page town of the U.S. - and this is an impudent, uncensored, shocking account of the fast, fabulous, fascinating city. Of vital importance to every Chicagoan, it will also have enormous interest to every American. From swanky Lake Shore Drive to the squalid nests of perversion, Lait and Mortimer reveal the Chicago that's not in the guidebooks.
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The Gangs of Chicago

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book, Asbury
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1986
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The story of Chicago's golden age of crime climaxes with a dramatic account of the careers of the "biggest of the Big Shots": Big Jim Colosimo, Terrible Johnny Torrio, and the elusive Al Capone. Discover how Chicago's underworld earned-- and kept-- its reputation. Asbury reveals live as it was lived in the Criminal districts of the Levee, Hell's Half-Acre, the Bad Lands, and the Black Hole. His description of Chicago infamous red light district vividly captures the wicked splendor that was Chicago.
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1560254548
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John Lavalie

Library Excavations #4: Suspect Methodology

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400 S State St Harold Washington Library Center
60605 Chicago
United States
US
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Zine, Library Excavations #4: Suspect Methodology
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October 2016
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#4
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Zine is part of a project that "highlights and activates physical materials found in public libraries." This Issue focuses on documentation of a 1972 study on personal identification within law enforcement.
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Public Collectors

Library Excavations, Issue #1: Correctional Advertising 1979-1989

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400 S State St Harold Washington Library Center
60605 Chicago
United States
US
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Zine, Library Excavations #1: Correctional Advertising 1979-1989
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August 2016
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1
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Zine is part of a project that "highlights and activated physical materials found in public libraries." Contents come from issues of "Corrections Today" found at Harold Washington Library.
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Public Collectors

A Call to Action: An Analysis and Overview of the United States Criminal Justice System, with Recommendations

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7822 South Dobson Street
60619 Chicago, IL
United States
41° 45' 9.63" N, 87° 35' 56.832" W
US
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Book, Thurston, Linda M., "A Call to Action"
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1993
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First edition
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"A Call to Action is a poignant and uncompromising analysis of the criminal/justice system which spends millions of dollars annually, and controls the lives of approximately one million inmates--of which nearly two-thirds are Black and members of other non-white groups. Of particular concern is the over-representation of Black men who traverse the criminal justice system as though it was especially designed for them."
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088370674

The Unbelievable Laundry Detergent Man

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Magazine, The Unbelievable Laundry Detergent Man
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March 2003
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1
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Comic focusing on the adventures of the superhero know as the Laundry Detergent Man in his effort to clean up a crime-ridden neighborhood.
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In These Times: Violent Crime

Reversing Urban Decline: The Winthrop-Kenmore Corridor in the Edgewater and Uptown Communities of Chicago

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Book, Marciniak Ed
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1981
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1st ed
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<p> From the back cover: Many large US cities flounder as they search for ways to stem the spread of poverty and blight, to rehabilitate older areas and to rebuild their inner core. &quot;Reversing Urban Decline is the second of three reports which describe the link between neighborhood revitalization and the future of the city.</p>
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0-940-798-00-X

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