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OUT OF THE JAWS OF HELL: The Story of Criminal Punishment in Kentucky Jack R.Godbey
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ISBN: 9781946812087
Every society has those that choose not to follow the laws set forth by the community. Regardless if their actions are based on greed, passion, or ignorance those people are punished for their actions. The way that Criminals have been punished has changed over time. From the time that Kentucky was a vast wilderness filled with renegades where justice was handled by the people and was instant to the time where statehood was achieved and the punishments were carried out by the courts. This book will take you through the process of punishments used before statehood, the implementation of a criminal justice system where Criminals were hanged in the street to illegal lynching's used during Ke ...
SERIAL KILLER IN FORD COUNTY Kevin Collier
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Serial Killer in Ford County: The Frederick Hollman Story Kevin Collier
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The story of Frederick William Hollman, one of our nation's first serial killers, who the press compared to H. H. Holmes, Jack the Ripper and Jekyll and Hyde. From his arrival in America in Grand Haven, Michigan, to his murder spree in three states, to his execution by hanging in Ford County, Illinois, this book reveals the shocking details of a strangler with blood on one hand, and his bible in the other.
The History of the Carthage Police Department Carthage Police Department Missouri
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The history of the Carthage Police Department is not unlike that of agencies in many towns. Early Carthage policemen were not well paid, worked seven days a week and were subject to local political whims. There was no academy training - they depended on their wits and their brawn. But these brave lawmen dedicated themselves to maintaining the peace and security of their community, often at the risk of their own lives. Over time, conditions improved, with better pay and training, less political interference, improvements in equipment and technology, and a higher level of professionalism. The sense of dedication felt by our early policemen is still prevalent in our officers today. Thi ...
The Holmes - Pitezel Case Det. Frank Geyer
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Dr. H.H. Holmes was originally arrested for insurance fraud. Philadelphia Detective Frank Geyer was dispatched to prove that Holmes actually murdered Pietzel and to see what he had done with three of his children. This reprint of the Detective Geyer's contemporary account details his year long search for the final victims of America's first Serial killer, Dr. H.H. Holmes. Sales of this Irvington Historical Society Edition supports the mission and program of the Irvington Historical Society.

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