BOY SHOT SEEKING TO SEE MOVIE FREE

BOY SHOT SEEKING TO SEE MOVIE FREE

TIMELINE BOLD FACES POLICE BLOTTER Flatter Familia – June 1, 1927 Three boys sans tickets tried to slip into Loew’s Valencia Theatre in Jamaica last night. Mistaken for burglars, they drew the fire of three patrolmen. One boy was shot through the right...
Family Fugue

Family Fugue

TIMELINE BOLD FACES POLICE BLOTTER Flatter Familia Family Fugue Brooklyn Daily Eagle January 21, 1936 Duelist — Acting Detective Captain Henry Flattery, head of the Jamaica squad, recently shared in a citation for “excellent police duty,” in connection with the arrest...
Juneteenth, 1935

Juneteenth, 1935

TIMELINE BOLD FACES POLICE BLOTTER Flatter Familia Three Boy Slayers are Fingerprinted Leader Balks at Signing Record, but Finally Yields, Saying ‘the Cops Are My Pals.’ HOMICIDE HEARING TODAY June 19, 1935 The three schoolboy-bootblacks of Jamaica,...
Police Praised in Arrest

Police Praised in Arrest

TIMELINE BOLD FACES POLICE BLOTTER Flatter Familia Police Praised In Arrest Nassau Chief Commends 9 Here for Capture of Burglar The New York Times, June 14, 1936 NYT Article July 27, 1937 Nine members of the New York Police Department were commended yesterday by Abram...
RIFLE GANG’ SEIZED IN POLICE AMBUSH

RIFLE GANG’ SEIZED IN POLICE AMBUSH

TIMELINE BOLD FACES POLICE BLOTTER Flatter Familia RIFLE GANG’ SEIZED IN POLICE AMBUSH The New York Times, June 14, 1936 July 23, 1935 Suspects in 400 Hold-Ups Are Captured After They Shoot Way Out of Earlier Trap. An anxious mother’s fear that her child...
DEATH OF BOY, 16, CAUSES INQUIRY

DEATH OF BOY, 16, CAUSES INQUIRY

TIMELINE BOLD FACES POLICE BLOTTER Flatter Familia DEATH OF BOY, 16, CAUSES INQUIRY The New York Times, June 14, 1936 NYT Article – Case Description AN AMATEUR CHEMIST Police Will Examine Kit He Used in Experiment — Mother Questioned on His Actions. Other...