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The history of Black police officers in the Houston Police Department

May Walker

The history of Black police officers in the Houston Police Department

by May Walker

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Published by Printed by Taylor Pub. Co. in Dallas, TX .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Houston
    • Subjects:
    • African American police -- Texas -- Houston -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHistory of the Black police officers in the Houston Police Department, 1878-1988.
      Statementby May Walker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8148.H732 W35 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination99 p. :
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2414617M
      ISBN 10096198760X
      LC Control Number87073264
      OCLC/WorldCa20933822

        On Sept. 6, , then-Seattle Seahawks player Michael Bennett penned a letter describing, in excruciating detail, how Las Vegas police officers physically assaulted him while investigating shots fired in the area of the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor ing to Bennett, officers ordered him to the ground, placed a gun to his head, threatened to blow it off, and jammed a .   Dodson is a retired police officer who served with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., for 29 years (), mainly in specialized units.

        Black police officers account for a little more than 10 percent of all fatal police shootings (according to the most current government statistics). But of those they kill, 78 percent were black. Black activists, under the banner of the Peoples’ Party II, took over a building at Dowling Street in and barricaded themselves in it. When an outspoken critic of the Department proclaimed publicly at a City Council meeting that Houston police should stay away from the Peoples’ Party headquarters, Chief Short simply said.

      About NYPD. The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is the largest and one of the oldest municipal police departments in the United States, with approximat officers civilian employees. The NYPD was established in , and today, is responsible for policing an million-person city, by performing a wide variety of. The birth and development of the American police can be traced to a multitude of historical, legal and political-economic conditions. The institution of slavery and the control of minorities, however, were two of the more formidable historic features of American society shaping early policing.


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For her first six years on the job, Margie Duty had continued to be the only female African-American officer in the Houston Police Department. Later she was joined by others.

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