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Guardians, The (Police Associations)

  • By: Dorothy Moses Schulz
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

African American police officers around the United States began to form fraternal groups as early as 1922, when such groups were organized in the New York City Police Department (NYCPD). Many of the groups took the name Guardians, although, regardless of ...

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