DEMOCRACY - West Village Town Meeting

Williamson Jr., Chilton
August 1975
National Review;8/29/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p945
Narrates the author's experience on a public meeting with bar operators in Greenwich Village, New York City. Concerns expressed over the growth in the numbers of streetfights; Failure of police to control crimes; Need for designing some other means to utilize the talents of police; Refusal of bar owners to accept responsibility for the streetfights; Proposal to call upon policemen of the Sixth Precinct to see if they would provide a peace-keeping team in a patrol car to cruise the neighborhood on weekends.


Related Articles

  • Sydney violence triggers talk.  // Australian Hotelier;Nov2006, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p8 

    The article discusses the alcohol-related crimes in New South Wales (NSW). The alcohol linking program of the NSW police revealed that almost 120,000 people came into contact with police as offenders, victims or drivers after drinking at licensed venues. According to the police, most events were...

  • Design work brewing with shake-up of drinking law. Balmond, Sarah // Design Week;2/17/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p7 

    Reports on the effectivity of the Licensing Act in Great Britain. Effect of the legislation on bars, pubs, clubs and off-licenses; Authority of police to deal with alcohol violation; Concerns on the disadvantages of the legislation.

  • HALO SECURITY. Ferguson, Glen // Australian Hotelier;Feb2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p33 

    The author argues that changes are needed in the security industry in 2009. He points out the need for more responsibility on individuals whose poor conduct has often created alcohol-related crime on hotels. He points out that the security license training upgrades initiative may result in a...

  • Girl door power.  // Dolly;May2006, Issue 427, p68 

    The author reflects on the growing number of female bouncers in the Australian hospitality industry. The author emphasizes the girls are better than boys at pretty much everything. The author explains the reason behind the pair up of male and female bouncers in a club or pub.

  • Cops Arrest Customer, Try to Entrap Bar.  // Advocate;Oct1968, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p2 

    Reports on the motives of policemen to entrap the business operation of Valley bar in Los Angeles, California. Arrest of a bar customer for lewd conduct; Explanation of the owner pertaining to the behavior of policemen during its entrapment activity; Investigation of the incidence.

  • Plain-clothed police in Surrey pubs plan.  // Morning Advertiser;3/24/2011, Issue 533, p7 

    The article reports on the plan of the police in Surrey, England to send plain-clothed officers into pubs and clubs to combat incidents of antisocial behaviour and violence in public places.

  • Common sense on footie days. Coulson, Peter // Morning Advertiser;11/18/2010, Issue 519, p26 

    The author discusses issues regarding the informal approach of police officers in closing pub operations.

  • Pubwatch in police plea.  // Publican's Morning Advertiser;5/2/2013, Issue 100, p5 

    The article informs that the chairperson of the Pubwatch drinking establishment located in Worthing, England has urged the police in Sussex, England to look after the security and safety issues of the pub.

  • Flout under cop watch.  // Telegraph (Calcutta, India);7/10/2015, p21 

    The article reports that illegal bars in Kolkata, India are being ignored by police.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics