The Demand for Order and the Birth of Modern Policing

Authors

  • Kristian Williams

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-055-07-2003-11_2

Keywords:

Political Economy, Inequality

Abstract

Why were the modern police created? It is generally assumed, among people who think about it at all, that the police were created to deal with rising levels of crime caused by urbanization and increasing numbers of immigrants.

Published

2003-12-02

Issue

Section

Articles