Part one of our blog about the history of the roots of the Italian immigrants on the New York City Police Department finished with high tensions between the two parties. A program was being put […]
Italian American have deep roots in the police departments all over certain major cities in the U.S especially in New York. Considering the discrimination of the Irish immigrants at one time in the country, it […]
At one time in New York there were high tensions between the NYC Police Department and the Italian immigrant community, so how did all this change?
The Italian immigrants believed that not only did the police department fail to give adequate protection of their community, they actually targeted it. And to expand on this further, they thought that the criminal prosecution was prejudiced against them.