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Sam Mitrani is an Associate Professor of History at the College of DuPage. He holds Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2009 and is the author of The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850 – 1894.
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The Police Were Created to Control Working Class and Poor People, Not ‘Serve and Protect’