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.
The Police Were Created to Control Working Class and Poor People, Not ‘Serve and Protect’