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Police brutality

Author: William Dudley
Publisher: [San Diego, Calif.?] : D.L. Bender, ©1991.
Series: Current controversies.
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An anthology presenting various articles debating whether police brutality is a national crisis, what its causes are, and how it can be stopped, and a case study of police brutality.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dudley
ISBN: 0899085806 9780899085807
OCLC Number: 40929093
Description: 160 pages ; 27 cm.
Contents: Is police brutality a national crisis? Police brutality in the U.S. : an overview / Eric Harrison.--Yes : police brutality is a national crisis. Police brutality is a national crisis / NAACP.--Police brutality is a serious problem / Michael Novick.--Police brutality is common in the U.S. / Revolutionary worker.--Police brutality against blacks is a national crisis / Les Payne.--Police brutality against juveniles is a serious problem / Earl Shorris.--Police brutality against the poor is a national crisis / Gregory J. Boyle.--No : police brutality is not a national crisis. Police brutality is not a national crisis / Edwin J. Delattre.--Police brutality is declining / Ted Gest.--Police brutality is exaggerated / William F. Jasper.--The extent of police brutality is difficult to measure / Scott Armstrong and Daniel B. Wood.--Police officers are heroes / David Kupelian.--Criminals, not police, are the real national crisis / Patrick J. Buchanan. (cont.) What are the causes of police brutality? The causes of police brutality : an overview / Richard Lacayo.--Job-related stress can cause police brutality / David Maraniss.--Racism causes police brutality / Salim Muwakkil.--Group psychology explains police brutality / Janny Scott.--Police officers' attitudes toward civilians cause police brutality / Anthony V. Bouza.--Economic inequality creates police brutality / Marc Cooper.--A lax criminal justice system causes police brutality / Tom Kando.--Police officers' need for self-defense causes brutality / Abraham N. Tennenbaum.--How can police brutality be stopped? Curbing police brutality : an overview / Scott Armstrong and Daniel B. Wood.--The police can police themselves. Strong internal leadership can stop police brutality / Donald B. Walker.--Internal reforms can stop police brutality / Gerald Williams.--
Encouraging contact between the police and the community can stop police brutality / Mark H. Moore. (cont.) Prosecuting police perjury will stop brutality / Alan Dershowitz.--Using police foot patrols can decrease police brutality / Richard Lacayo.--Civilians must police the police. Civilian review boards can reduce police brutality / Debra Carillo.--Stricter laws can stop brutality / David L. Llewellyn Jr.--Both federal and local reforms are needed to stop police brutality / American Civil Liberties Union.--Sting operations by private investigators can deter police brutality / Gene Stone.
Series Title: Current controversies.
Responsibility: William Dudley, book editor.

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An anthology presenting various articles debating whether police brutality is a national crisis, what its causes are, and how it can be stopped, and a case study of police brutality.

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