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10. 11. 12. 13. 14. Corporate Security at Ford Motor Company integrating corporate security into overall company management gave Ford other advantages: as a company secret service system, Ford security was able to avoid much of the ofﬁcial scrutiny that visited companies hiring outside forces (‘private detective agencies’). S. Senate, 1937) focused its legal criticism on the operation of transstate private armies as violations of the Interstate Commerce Clause. S. Senate, 1937b: 1280). The New York Times, 18 April 1930: ‘KEEP DEARBORN DRY, FORD OFFICERS URGE; Motor Company’s Service Department Cooperates with Police at Chief’s Request.
Gompers rejected union-based political action and social reform in favor of immediate contractual demands, partly because he believed party politics meant surrendering a measure of control to the state (Brody, 1993: 57). Robert P. Weiss 35 15. Ford ﬁrst tried forming ‘company unions’ of ‘loyal workers,’ which was easily identiﬁed as a sham by the majority (New York Times, 1937a). 16. Best exempliﬁed by Joseph Edward Ragen, reform-minded warden of Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet, who eliminated the ‘barn-boss’ system as a hierarchy among prisoners.