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Author Bell, Neil R. A.
DON 03.19 PARS

Title Capturing Jack the Ripper / Neil R. A. Bell.

Publication Info. Stroud, Gloucestershire [England] : Amberly, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  364.15 B434    ---  Available
Description 255 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note True Crime
Summary "During the autumn of 1888 a serial killer stalked, brutally murdering his way through the East End of London. Some called him the 'Whitechapel Monster,' while locals referred to him as 'Leather Apron,' but to the world he was known as Jack the Ripper. The responsibility to capture this 'murderous fiend' fell upon the men of London's Metropolitan and City police forces. 'Capturing Jack the Ripper' investigates the working lives of these men, and what it took to become one of Queen Victoria's police constables, from recruitment to training to life as a bobby. This book provides an insight into police life, as well as an in-depth view of the investigation at the height of the Ripper murders."--Jacket.
Contents The establishment of the police force -- The murders.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-245) and index.
Subject Jack, the Ripper.
Serial murders -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Serial murder investigation -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Police -- England -- London -- History.
Whitechapel (London, England) -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9781445621623 (hbk)
9781445655208 (pbk)

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