crime

The Gang Book 2006

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Chicago
United States
US
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book, The Gang Book 2006
Date: 
30 June 2006
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"The Chicago Crime Commission’s Gang Book publication is an acclaimed compilation of current gang trends. The Gang Book is used as a tool to assist law enforcement, educators, and community justice partners in combating and understanding gangs. This comprehensive guide represents the culmination of the Commission’s collaboration with federal, state, and city law enforcement partners and gang investigators. The Gang Book is distributed to every law enforcement agency in the city and state, as well as to schools, and is designed to prosecute, address, and reduce gang violence. It includes detailed gang profiles and maps, an explanation of the role of social media in gang interactions, information regarding suburban gang activity, an outline of the intersection between gangs and trafficking of guns and drugs, and a compilation of resources for parents and communities." - <http://www.chicagocrimecommission.org/>
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English
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Could not find information online about how many Gang Books had been published prior to this, the website only lists its current 2018 edition.
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9780978747107
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Jenny, Anarchist

The Crime of the Century - The Leopold and Loeb Case

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Book, Higdon
Date: 
1975
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History of Leopold and Loeb case
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English
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399114912
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Chicago: A Personal History of America's Most American City

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Book, Farr
Date: 
1973
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Chicago: A Personal History of America's Most American City is a conversational history of Chicago, up through the 1960's.
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English
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0870001795
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Item Donor: 
Alice Hayes

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

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book, Block
Date: 
1986
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Chicago Confidential

Catalog Number: 
book, Lait
Date: 
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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English
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Abstract from amazon, probably from the back cover of the paperback edition
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The Gangs of Chicago

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book, Asbury
Date: 
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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English
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1560254548
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Item Donor: 
John Lavalie

Library Excavations #4: Suspect Methodology

Location

400 S State St Harold Washington Library Center
60605 Chicago
United States
US
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Zine, Library Excavations #4: Suspect Methodology
Date: 
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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English
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Public Collectors

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

Location

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
Date: 
August 2016
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Volume: 
Issue: 
1
Abstract: 
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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English
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Public Collectors

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

Location

7822 South Dobson Street
60619 Chicago, IL
United States
41° 45' 9.63" N, 87° 35' 56.832" W
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, Thurston, Linda M., "A Call to Action"
Date: 
1993
Edition: 
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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English
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Abstract from back cover.
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088370674

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