Questions About the History of Policing

1/18: Class 2

Reading
Haller, “Historical Roots of Police Behavior: Chicago, 1890-1925”
Monkkonen, “From Cop History to Social History”
Miller, “Police and the State”

Big questions about the history of policing:

1. How did police come about and what shaped them?
2. What did police do and why?
3. How do different types of historical writing approach these questions?

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