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A chronological account of crime, public order & police in Sydney 1788-1810

Australian Institute of Criminology
Published: 
15/06/1983
Abstract: 

This compilation of events pertinent to police (in the eighteenth century sense of the concept) and policing during the first 22 years of Sydney's existence is written principally as an aid to students attending the growing number of police studies courses. The enduring nature of some police problems and human behavior generally are apparent in the following pages, hopefully assisting readers' understanding of both police function and occupational development.

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Swanton B 1983. A chronological account of crime, public order & police in Sydney 1788-1810. Archive. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://www.aic.gov.au/publications/archive/crime-public-order-police-sydney-1788-1810