Cops and Kids: Policing Juvenile Delinquency in Urban America, 1890-1940

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Ohio State University Press, 2005 - Political Science - 264 pages
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Contents

A PoliceCentered Story of Juvenile Justice
1
Competing Ideas of Delinquency
9
Growing Up and Getting in Trouble in TurnoftheCentury Detroit
28
Juvenile Justice before Juvenile Court Detroit 18901908
53
The Widening Net of Juvenile Justice 190819
75
Police in the Service of Chicagos Court of Last Resort
101
The Rise of Police Crime Prevention 191940
126
Shifting Priorities Targeting Serious Crime and Minority Youth in Interwar Los Angeles
146
Saving Young Offenders or Getting Tough on Juvenile Crime? Police and the Expanding Network of Juvenile Justice
168
Conclusion
193
Notes
199
Bibliography
237
Index
257
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