Immigration and Crime

Immigration and Crime

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...Danish Scotch Norwegian Russian Slavonian Greek Lithuanian French Irish Swedish Chinese Extortion. Italian Russian American, White German Irish Polish American, Negro Forgery and fraud. Italian American, White Danish Austrian Canadian German English; Russian Lithuanian Swedish Norwegian French Bohemian Greek American, Negro Slavonian Irish Polish Scotch Chinese Larceny and receiving stolen property American, Negro Russian American, White Canadian French Polish Italian Lithuanian German Slavonian Table 87.--Relative frequency of gainful offenses: Chicago police arrests, 1905 to 1908--Continued. With regard to the offenses of personal violence, four facts stand out clearly in Table 88, which sums up the relations of the several nationalities to them: (1) That of the arrests of most of the foreignborn groups, those for offenses of personal violence form larger proportions than they do of the arrests of the American whites; (2) that of this class of crimes the Lithuanians, Slavonians, and Italians have larger proportions of arrests than any other nationalities; (3) that the Chinese alone have a smaller percentage of arrests for the whole group of offenses of personal violence and for the specific crimes of simple assault, violent assault, and homicide than the white Americans; and (4) that the relative frequency of arrests is less among American negro offenders for the offenses of personal violence as a class, and for simple and violent assault considered separately, than among a considerable number of the foreign nationalities, the percentage of arrests among the American negroes appearing large only in the case of homicide, and even here being exceeded by that of the Italians. Table 88.--Relative frequency of offenses of personal violence: more

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