The Chicago Crime Commission, founded in 1919, is a watchdog organization dedicated to educating the public about the dangers of criminal activity, especially organized crime, and its corrupting influence on the police the judicial system, and politicians. The Commission regularly issues reports criticizing the district attorney's handling of its caseloads. In 1930, the Commission invented the "Public Enemies" list in 1930, with Chicago gangster Al Capone as Public Enemy Number One. The idea of such a list was co-opted by the FBI as the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Organized crime or criminal organizations are groups or operations run by criminals, most commonly for the purpose of generating a monetary profit. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area - City 234. ... âCaponeâ redirects here. ... Public Enemy is a term which was first widely used in the United States in the 1930s to describe individuals whose activities were seen as criminal and extremely damaging to society. ... The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ... The FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list arose from a conversation held in late 1949, during a game of Hearts between J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, and William Kinsey Hutchinson, International News Service (the predecessor of the United Press International) Editor-in...
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