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Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, New York Chapter Records

1967-1973

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Abstract

The materials in the Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, New York Chapter collection document the chapter's early activities and establishment.

Summary

Creator:
Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, New York Chapter
Date Coverage:
1967-1973
Quantity:
0.53 cubic ft. (about 0.53 boxes)

Americans for Effective Law Enforcement was founded in 1966 as a non-profit corporation for the purpose of establishing an "organized voice" for citizens regarding the country's crime problem, and to lend support to professional law enforcement agencies. The organization also works to pressure for more efficient law enforcement through court action and information campaigns. The group became functional in early 1967 after receiving a tax-exempt ruling from the IRS. The first project undertaken was the filing of a friend of the court or amicus curiae brief in the Supreme Court. The New York Chapter was based in New York City and organized in the early 1970s. LeRoy Marceau became Executive Director of the state chapter in 1972.

The materials in the Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, New York Chapter collection document the chapter's early days through the by-laws, articles of incorporation, and constitution. The collection includes material from the period when LeRoy Marceau was Executive Director of the state chapter beginning in 1972. The collection is particularly strong in documenting the New York Chapter's solicitation for funding from individuals, corporations, and foundations when the New York Chapter was first organized. There is also correspondence with potential donors and officials from the Americans for Effective Law Enforcement national office in Evanston, Illinois. The collection includes research material from issues of interest to the organization such as school discipline, busing school children in the 1970s to create integrated schools, the bail system in New York City, and other related issues. The Legal briefs are some of the court cases for which the organization filed friends of the court, or amicus curiae, briefs. Alert was a publication of the national Americans for Effective Law Enforcement and it contains information about the activities of the state chapters and contemporary issues of interest.

The collection is organized alphabetically. There are no series.

The Conservative Party of New York State donated all items in this collection.

Processed by: Amy Schindler in 2002.

Collection record created by: Jodi Boyle

Published: 2016 December

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Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, New York Chapter Records, 1967-1973. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, New York Chapter Records).

Contents of Collection

BoxFolderContentsDate

c01_1D

11apap078-nam_apap078-1: American Bar Association Committees1972-1973

c01_1F

12apap078-nam_apap078-2: American Civil Liberties Union1972

c01_1H

13apap078-nam_apap078-3: Advisory CommitteeUndated

c01_1J

14apap078-nam_apap078-4: Alert1970, 1972

c01_1L

15apap078-nam_apap078-5: Annual Report1972-1973

c01_1N

16apap078-nam_apap078-6: Arbitration Group1973

c01_1P

17apap078-nam_apap078-7: Arizona Chapter1972

c01_1R

18apap078-nam_apap078-8: Articles of Incorporation and By-laws1967

c01_1T

19apap078-nam_apap078-9: Board of Directors1973

c01_1V

110apap078-nam_apap078-10: Budget1973

c01_1X

111apap078-nam_apap078-11: Charter1972

c01_1Z

112apap078-nam_apap078-12: Conference Board1973

c01_1.28

113apap078-nam_apap078-13: Constitution1972

c01_1.30

114apap078-nam_apap078-14: Correspondence1972-1973

c01_1.32

115apap078-nam_apap078-15: IRS Qualification1967, 1970

c01_1.34

116apap078-nam_apap078-16: Long Range Plan1972

c01_1.36

117apap078-nam_apap078-17: Members1971

c01_1.38

118apap078-nam_apap078-18: News Clippings1973

c01_1.40

119apap078-nam_apap078-19: Prospectus and Budget1972-1973

c01_1.42

120apap078-nam_apap078-20: Promotion Kit1972

c01_1.44

121apap078-nam_apap078-21: Solicitation, Corporate1973

c01_1.46

122apap078-nam_apap078-22: Solicitation, Correspondence1973

c01_1.48

123apap078-nam_apap078-23: Solicitation, Foundations1973

c01_1.50

124apap078-nam_apap078-24: Solicitation, New York State1972

c01_1.52

125apap078-nam_apap078-25: State Chapter Conference1973

c01_1.54

126apap078-nam_apap078-26: State Chapter ManualUndated