Report and Proceedings of the Senate Committee Appointed to Investigate the Police Department of the City of New Yourk

Report and Proceedings of the Senate Committee Appointed to Investigate the Police Department of the City of New Yourk

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...city, hereby call your attention to rale 66 of "Rules and Regulations of the Police Department," to-wit: " Captains shall be held strictly responsible for the preservation of ihe public peace, in their respective precincts, and, to insure good order, they are vested with the power to post the men under their command in suich parts of their precincts, and to assign them siucih duties as they may deem expedient, under the supervision of the superintendent, and inspector of the district, and in accordance with line rules and regulations of the board." We remind you also that by the Consolidation Act, section 282, the members of the police force are obliged and empowered carefully to observe and inspect all houses of prostitution and houses where comunon prostitutes resort or reside; all policy stops and gamblinguses; and to repress and restrain all unlawful practices therein; and, with or without warrant, Uo arrest all persons guiUty of violating any law pertaining thereto. Section 285 of the same act empowers any member of 1he force to report to the superintendent any places where there is good ground for believing that the law is being violated, and the superintendent may then issue a warrant of his own upon the authority of which any member of the force may enter such premises, make arrests, and convey persons so arrested before a magistrate. Gonsiistently with the obligation so imiposed upon you, we iierefcy call upon you to proceed at once to clcse the following places which, as we have leartned by repeated inspection made for us, are now being xw&& for lewd or obscene purposes, as follows: C. H. PAHKHUKgr, T. D. EJEMERSON, FRA3JK MOSS. POLICE -EPAItTMErT OF 7PBE CUTY OF UW YORK: Office of the Superintendent, 300 Mulberry Street, New York, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 478 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 844g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236655915
  • 9781236655912