The Jungle

Why does Jurgis settle down when he spies the blue uniforms of the policemen? What will happen if he challenges them?

Chapter XVI

Asked by
Last updated by Aslan
Answers 1
Add Yours

Jurgis goes to prison. He is kicked by a policeman on his way to his cell but is not surprised at this. He knows that the police in Packingtown can be brutal. If he challenges them, he will get a worse beating.