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Author Umbach, Gregory Holcomb.

Title The last neighborhood cops : the rise and fall of community policing in New York public housing / Fritz Umbach
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 233 pages) : illustrations
Series Critical issues in crime and society
Critical issues in crime and society.
Contents "Our buildings must be patrolled by foot" : policing public housing and New York City politics, 1934-1960 -- "A paradox in urban law enforcement" : residents, officers, and the making of community policing in NYCHA, 1960-1980 -- A confluence of crises : the 1970s and the undermining of community policing -- The end of community policing, 1980-1995 -- A return to origins and the merger, 1990-1995 : losing, saving, and losing the housing police again
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Community policing -- New York (State) -- New York.
Public housing -- New York (State) -- New York.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010013763
ISBN 0813552354 (electronic bk.)
9780813552354 (electronic bk.)