Section: Crime and Punishment
 

Directory: New York City History

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Sub Section: The Crime
Article Name: Brief Highlights on New York City Crime
Article Name: New York Criminal Record for 1852 Part I
Article Name: New York Criminal Record for 1852 Part II
Article Name: Crime Board Tells How Boy Gangs Rise In New York Slums
Article Name: The Social Evil In New York City Pre: 1868                                                  Posted 9/25/06.
Article Name: A Peddler's Crime: 1880                           Posted 9/29/06
Article Name: The Vice of Prostitution Pre-1885
Article Name: Drunkenness 1872
Article Name: Brutal Treatment of a Woman: The Assailant Held For Murder 1880                     Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Murder: A Horrible Tragedy In New York 1880                                                      Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Murder: Story of Dissipation, Quarreling and Death 1875                                      Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Wife Murder: A Tenement House Tragedy 1873                                                    Posted 9/2/07
Article Name: Brutality: A Few Specimen Wife Beaters 1875                                                      Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: A Girl's Leap For Life: Driven to Desperation By Her Lover's Brutality 1887         Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: Probable Wife Murder: Woman Thrown From Second Story Window 1877          Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: Unusual Brutality: A Horrible Case of Domestic Abuse and Misery 1882              Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: The Fatal Result Of An Eastern District Tenement Row: 1887                               Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: A Woman Beaten and Kicked to Death 1876                                                          Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: A Woman Beaten In A Shocking Manner By A Drunken Ruffian 1879                   Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: Paternal Brutality: A Son Beaten To Death By His Father 1873                              Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: Shocking Homicide! A Child Killed By Its Father! 1854                                             Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part I                             Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part II                             Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part III                            Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part IV                          Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part V                           Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: The Murder of Mary Wertheimer's Three Month Old Baby Part VI                          Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: She Choked It: How A Young Mother Murdered Her Child 1887                            Posted 9/6/07
Article Name: Interred In A Cellar: Remains of A Child Are Found 1885                                       Posted 9/8/07
Article Name: The Holocaust Of Blood: More Murders In New York 1870                                   Posted 9/3/07
Article Name: Five Points Neighborhood Part I
Article Name: Five Points Neighborhood Part II
Article Name: Imprisonment For Debt 1788
Article Name: The Riots of New York City-See Separate Section In New York City Directory
Article Name: Black-Mailing As An Art                           Posted 12/28/07
Article Name: The Everyday Pick-Pockets
Article Name: The Black Mailer: A Disreputable Class                          Posted 11/5/06.
Article Name: The Fences
Article Name: Vagrants, Tramps
Article Name: Fortune Tellers and Clairvoyants
Article Name: Quack Doctors
Article Name: Harry Hills
Article Name: Gambling Houses: A Vice
Article Name: Concert Saloons and Waiter Girls
Article Name: The Dance Houses
Article Name: The Thieves Of New York City 1868
Article Name: The Most Celebrated Crime Of The 19th Century, The Murder Of Dr. Harvey Burdell
Article Name: The Murder of Dr. Burdell                                Posted 12/23/07
Article Name: Occupation: Impostor and Swindler 1868       Posted 11/3/06
Article Name: Female Pickpockets and Shoplifters 1869       Posted 2/21/08
Article Name: Infanticide in the Great Metropolis 1869          Posted 2/21/08
Article Name: Trial For Witchcraft: Court of Assize Book
Web Link: The Colt Case
Web Link: Once Upon a Time in New York Photo Gallery of Dead Mobsters
Web Link: Once Upon a Time in New York Featured Gangsters
Web Link: Police Brutality, Charles Becker, Tombs Killer Cop
Web Link: Who Killed Mary Rogers?
Web Link: Famous Trials
Web Link: The Girl In Green
Web Link: Harlem Gangs, a brief history  1920-1939
Web Link: Brooklyn, Inc.
Web Link: The Colombos: A Family At War
Web Link: The Castellammarese War
Web Link: Killer Cop: Charles Becker
Web Link: Famous Cases of the F.B.I.-NYC Based-Al Capone
Web Link: Famous Cases of the F.B.I.-NYC Based-The Weinberger Kidnapping  L.I.
Web Link: How Modern Day Pick Pockets Work
Web Link: Meyer Lansky
Web Link: Dutch Schultz
Web Link: The Old Neighborhood. - Five Points The Nineteenth-Century New York City Neighborhood That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections, and Became the World's Most Notorious Slum - book review
Web Link: The Murder of Grace Brown 1906
Web Link: Kidnapping in the City of New York, The Liberator, August 6, 1836
Web Link: The Case Of Benj. Rathbun (A Famous Builder of Buffalo, served 5 Years in State's Prison For Forgery
Web Link: Colonial Days In Old New York: Crime and Punishment Pages: 227-260
Web Link: List of Pardons, Commutations and Reprieves Granted By The Governor During The Year 1869
Web Link: New York Crime Rates: 1960-2000
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Sub Section: The Punishment
Article Name: The Police Force of New York City Pre-1885
Article Name: New York City's Reformatories 1868
Article Name: The Tombs Incident Pre: 1845
Article Name: Ludlow Street Jail Pre-1885
Article Name: The Police, Its Strength and Effectiveness 1869 Part I
Article Name: The Police, Its Strength and Effectiveness 1869 Part II
Article Name: A Tour of the Tombs: A New York City Prison      Posted 11/03/06
Article Name: The Detectives of New York City Pre: 1868          Posted 11/4/06.
Article Name: The Police Department, An Act: For The Establishment & Regulation Of The Police of the City of New York Pre: 1853
Article Name: An Ordinance Regulating The Police of the City of New York  1853
Article Name: Police Department: Miscellaneous Information 1853
Article Name: Policemen and Station-Houses: First-Twentieth Patrol District 1853
Web Link: "New York's Finest" They Died in the Performance of Their Duty
Web Link: About the History of the New York Police Department
Web Link: A Tale of the Tombs, City Jail
Web Link: The Tomb Houses Ny's First Civil War POWs
Web Link: Department of Correction
Web Link: New York Citys District Prisons 1800-1949
Web Link: The Evolution of the New York Prison System, Parts I, II and III
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Web Link: Gossips, Thieves and Other Criminals Find Harsh Treatment Under Colonial Laws
Web Link: "Three Little Boys in Prison" by Charles Holden, describes the confinement of three boys aged 10 to 12, in a jail with adults -- a reminder of conditions legislated against later in the century. 1844
Web Link: Penitentiary Origins in the City of New York
Web Link: The Genesis of American Law Enforcement in New York City
Web Link: Inside New York City's 'Loathsome Dungeons'
Web Link: Our Police Protectors: History of New York Police: Index

 
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