Here's How Police Mapped the Seedier Side of San Francisco's Chinatown

In the 1880s, San Francisco's Chinatown was a den of thieves, sin, and debauchery—at least according to the police. To that end, the SFPD set about creating a comprehensive map of the neighborhood's vices. But was this effort genuine public service or was it merely an attempt to villainize a rapidly growing minority… »10/02/13 1:40pm10/02/13 1:40pm