Thursday, November 21 / 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session 66
Debating Progressive-Era Police Professionalization

Discussant: Timothy Gilfoyle, Loyola University Chicago

1. Designing the Law: The Debate over the 1887 Reorganization of the Pittsburgh PoliceElaine Frantz, Kent State University.

2. 'Kindly Explain This': the Los Angeles Police Department and the Chinese Tongs, 1876-1900Amy Jin Johnson, Brown University.

3. Who Watches the Watchmen: Police Leadership in the Age of Reform, 1880-1920Heather Lane, University of Notre Dame.

4. Policing and Progressivism: Controlling Women in ChicagoSam Mitrani, College of DuPage.

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