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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Beyond the Rodney King story.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©1995
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles J Ogletree; Harvard Law School. Criminal Justice Institute.; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.; William Monroe Trotter Institute.; et al
|Notes:||"At the conclusion of the public hearings, the NAACP selected the Criminal Justice Institute of Harvard Law School, and the William Monroe Trotter Institute of the University of Massachusetts at Boston, to review the material that had been collected and write a report"--Introduction.|
|Description:||xxiii, 197 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Police conduct and community relations: defining the problem --
Racism is a central part of police misconduct --
Citizens experience police abuse in a wide variety of forms --
Police departments have only begun to address police abuse and have failed to track or discipline officers who are repeat offenders --
Civilians seldom prevail in complaints against police officers --
There seems to be a correlation between the race of the officer, the race of the citizen, and the incidence of abuse --
There is an "us versus them" mentality in police-community relations --
Police departments are beginning to respond to the needs of the community in police training programs --
Recism has a detrimental effect on law --
Recommendations for change.
|Responsibility:||prepared by Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. ... et al. ; Criminal Justice Institute at Harvard Law School for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.|
- Police misconduct -- United States.
- Discrimination in law enforcement -- United States.
- Police-community relations -- United States.
- African Americans -- Civil rights.
- Discrimination in law enforcement.
- Police-community relations.
- Police misconduct.
- United States.