Shotgun Justice: One Prosecutor's Crusade Against Crime and Corruption in Alexandria & Arlington

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Shotgun Justice: One Prosecutor's Crusade Against Crime and Corruption in Alexandria & Arlington

By Michael Lee Pope

New, Paperback.

The History Press, 2012

Mackey's brand of frontier justice ricocheted across Alexandria and Arlington. When Crandal Mackey was elected commonwealth attorney in 1903, he set his sights on the illegal bars, bordellos and casinos of Alexandria County. The Virginia county - now Arlington County and parts of Alexandria - was plagued by crime in the streets and corruption in City Hall. ...

118 pages. Black and white photos and newspaper pages of the day.