ADA CAUSES DRAMATIC CHANGES IN POLICING

In What they are saying by Brian Forschner0 Comments

The death of Ada Lantz, the only murder in Dayton, Ohio in 1900, a couple of blocks from the sleeping Wright Brothers, caused a dramatic revamping of the structure of a major American police department. A trip to the annual review of the Detroit Police Department was ordered.

The following editorials here and more extensively on my 1900 News Articles page on this website chronical the outrage, the call for change, and the results.

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