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38 H is/or)' of Police Deportment, W orcester, in 1845, and t h e han g ing o f T~ aro used t he primitive constabi CHAPTER III. tivity, a nd a m o re s u bsta ntial by th e peop le . T he po pulat ion O RIG IN OF T HE NIG HT-WA TC H. doubl ed in ten years . Inco rpor a tio n of City and Appoin tmen t of George J on es Ci ty Mn r-sh nl-« Th e o pe ni ng" of th e Iloston ~ Bomb-Throwing in Mayor Hem)' Cha p in 's A d m in ist rati o n- F ug it ive th e emp loy m en t of many Ioreigi Slave L aw Ri ots and V isit of "Angel Gabriel" - Tragic Death of Marsha c ra l yea rs, re s u lted in the local i F red eric Wa r re n- F irs t Police Ru les Ad opted in I Ss6-Arrest of j ohn L a ngley . a tr oub lesom c n eig h horh ood . gradu all y in cr ea sed fro m year 1 A s th e t ran sition from town to c ity was scarce ly n oti ceable, for fift y years had been prom exce pt in c ha nge o f na m e of co r po rat io n and ti tles o f o ffice, so ha d given assi stance to the cr becam e a mbitious and wa nted boa st ed of a ni ght-watch for a c \ Vor ce stcr was inc orporated; of th e a ct establi shin g the city l dcrm cn sha ll have ex clus ive PI c ity m arshal and assistant mar: and h a ve th e sa me to re move a ct es ta b lis hed the po lice co ui th e ch oi ce of Lev i Li nco ln as I pcrau cc Is . su e- a q uest io. n t IianI tions for man y yea rs , Wh en there were twelve constables . bein o ' th eir o nlv sou rce o f incof in(>" ~ f the C i t .~, Co u nc il was III ~, Ceor"ee J on es , Lev i .Iack son , E Il cnj arnin R Ot is we re appoi] , ald erm en a n d sworn into du t~ ord ered to fur nis h bonds in $~ and Ja ck son t h eir bo ndsmen { w, A='ISEL W A S il ncux , obliged to furni sh n ew s ure t i! Ci ty .\ Jal':-.ha J, IS73. ' i 5 ·' i()·1 / 7 ·· i~ -· i 9. 't'3. ' ~6-' S7. · SS-t S9- ' C)o-'l)1 - \)l . appointed George J ones city I furni sh ed bond s in $1,000, his l I th ere wa s no s pecial ch ange in th e m ethod of furni sh in g protec­ L emu el T . Fox . F rederic \ Y tion to th e cit ize n s. Th e same m en who ha d be en cons ta b les. pointed assistant marshals J III fo r th e m ost part , became m embers o f the newly es ta b lished Th e ord inance pr ov iding for I ni g ht-watch , whi ch did not come in to existence u nt il W orcester fix ed h is salary at $400~ a ye J had been a city two ye a r s. Th eir duties remained es sent ially the constab le . sam e a s bef ore th e inc orporation o f the city . The Xl illb u ry Bank A lva n \ V. L ewi s was the firs robbery in 1843, th e mu rd er o f Wil liam Stiles by O r r in D eWolf tcr, '1"1II' S a ppo in . t me nt was macI