Our Police Protectors
History of New York Police
Chapter 14, Part 3

By Holice and Debbie

 

The schedule of arrests made for lottery and policy violations and gambling during the years 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, and 1884:

 

PRECINCT

Arrests

Discharged by Magistrate

Held by Magistrate

Tried

Convicted

Acquit'd.

Pending

1

51

14

37

10

8

2

27

4

133

57

76

35

30

5

41

5

16

3

13

4

4

--

9

6

4

4

13

--

--

--

--

7

29

16

--

7

7

--

9

8

27

10

17

1

1

--

16

9

28

15

13

7

5

2

6

10

165

104

61

6

6

--

55

11

25

8

17

3

2

1

14

12

7

4

3

--

--

--

4

13

33

21

12

5

4

1

7

14

86

45

41

3

3

--

38

15

83

18

65

14

14

--

51

16

14

5

9

1

1

--

8

17

77

30

47

9

7

2

38

18

13

8

5

1

1

--

4

19

14

6

8

2

2

--

6

20

60

42

18

--

--

--

18

21

39

17

22

1

1

--

21

22

23

9

14

1

1

--

13

23

4

4

--

--

--

--

--

25

1

1

--

--

--

--

--

26

4

1

3

--

--

--

3

27

105

64

41

16

15

1

25

28

22

10

12

2

2

--

10

29

95

30

56

5

5

--

51

30

1

1

--

--

--

--

--

31

3

3

--

--

--

--

--

33

3

3

--

--

--

--

--

1st. Dist. Office

189

30

159

69

53

16

90

2nd. Dist. Office

5

--

5

1

1

--

4

3d & 4th Dist. Office

18

6

12

--

--

--

12

Department

Bureau

210

30

180

38

38

--

142

 

An Act passed April 22, 1884, declared that "On and after the first day of January 1, 1885, the grade and pay or compensation of members of the Police force whoa re patrolmen in all cities of this State, having, according to the last census, a population exceeding eight hundred thousand, shall be as follows: All such members who are Patrolmen on said first day of January, 1885, and who shall have served three years or upwards on said force, shall be members of the First Grade; all such member who have served on such force for less than three years, and more than one year, shall be members of the Second Grade; and all other members who are Patrolmen then on said force shall be members of the Third Grade; and all persons appointed Patrolmen after said first day of January, 1885, shall, on their appointment, become members of the Third Grade. Whenever any member of the Third Grade shall have done service therein for one year, he shall be advanced to the Second Grade; and whenever any member of the Second Grade shall have done service therein for one year he shall be advanced to the First Grade; and no such Patrolmen shall be advanced as aforesaid except after examination by, and approval of the Board of Police or Police commissioners of such city, of his record, efficiency and conduct. The annual pay or compensation of the members of the Police force who are Patrolmen as aforesaid shall be as follows: For members of the First Grate at the rate of twelve hundred dollars each; for members of the Second Grade at the rate of Eleven hundred dollars each; for members of the Third Grade at the rate of one thousand dollars each. The pay or compensation of aforesaid shall be paid monthly to each person entitled thereto, subject to such deductions for or on account of lost or sick time, sickness, disability, absence, fines or forfeitures, as the Board of Police may, by rules and regulations, from time to time, prescribe or adopt."

 

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Our Police Protectors, History of the New York Police, Published for the benefit of the Police Pension Fund, by Augustine Costello, Published by Author, 1885.

Transcribed by Holice B. Young

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