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Newark (N.J.) Police records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Police-(Main)

Scope and Contents

This collection contains research materials related to the Northwestern University Project on Governmental Responses to Crime led by Dr. Dorothy Guyot. Guyot, at one time an Associate Professor at the School of Criminal Justice of Rutgers University, later became a faculty member at St. John's College, Annapolis, MD. Guyot is the author of "They Say the Commissioner Is Too Lenient" (1977), "Bending Granite: Attempts to Change the Rank Structure of American Police Departments" (1978), and "Policing as Though People Matter" (1991), among other writings.

his collection consists of 2 archival boxes : Box #1 contains files labeled as "Monthly Arrests by Age, Sex and Race (1974-78)," "Police Dept. Annual Statistical Report (1977)," "P.D. Annual Activity Report (1977)," "Newark Arrests (1955-78)," "Annual Arrests (1955-78)," "Newark Arrests (1948-53)," "City of Newark" (including newspaper clippings), and a paper titled as "Group Discussion with members of the Newark Police Department (1979)" written by Guyot ; Box #2 contains files labeled as "Office of Newark Studies," "Mass Arrest Procedures (1976)," "Housing Project," "Mayor Carlin Chronology (1954-61)," "Newark Rules and Regulations," "Police Policies (1965)," "Mayor Addonizo Chronologies (1962-69)," "Urban Chronology (1948-53)," and "Census (1930-80)."


  • 1930 - 1978


Conditions Governing Use

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff. Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.


.84 Linear Feet (2 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials