Tracing the Origins of the New York Police Department June 28, 2017 by SBolithoe Leave a comment LAW AND DISORDER The Chaotic Birth of the NYPD By Bruce Chadwick Illustrated. 368 pp. Thomas Dunne Books/ St. Martin’s Press. $28.99. I got mugged a bunch of times growing up in Brooklyn and thought I had it rough. http://ift.tt/2sZOKYG Advertisements Rate this:Share this:FacebookGoogleTwitterEmailPrintLinkedInRedditTumblrPinterestPocketTelegramLike this:Like Loading... Related Author: SBolithoe Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.