7 edition of Current Controversies - Police Brutality (hardcover edition) (Current Controversies) found in the catalog.
April 2, 2004
by Greenhaven Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Louise I. Gerdes (Editor), Helen Cothran (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||224|
Police brutality (Book) Contributors: Gerdes, Louise I., Series: Current controversies. pages ; 24 cm. Status: Withdrawn/Unavailable. Add To List. SHARE. Description. People continue to express concern about police brutality. Authors in this anthology examine the nature and scope of police brutality, possible causes, and potential. The Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) has been involved in significant controversies and scandals throughout its history. Nicknamed "Asia's Finest" after reform in the British colony years, the HKPF has been the target of widespread allegations of police brutality, sexual assault of detainees, excessive violence, falsification of evidence, and lack of professionalism in the democracy movements of.
0|aCurrent controversies: |aIncludes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. 0 |aPolice brutality is a serious problem / The Progressive. -- Police officers use deadly force too frequently / Amnesty International. -- The media underestimate police brutality / Michael Novick. -- Some prisons condone guard brutality / Douglas. Police brutality is a serious problem / The Progressive. -- Police officers use deadly force too frequently / Amnesty International. -- The media underestimate police brutality / Michael Novick. -- Some prisons condone guard brutality / Douglas Dennis. -- The extent of police brutality is . Police brutality / Tamara L. Roleff, book editor. Format Book Published San Diego: Greenhaven Press, c Description p. ; 25 cm. Other contributors Roleff, Tamara L., Series Current controversies Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Subject headings Police brutality--United States. ISBN.
by Amnesty International. About the author: Amnesty International is a worldwide voluntary movement that works to prevent governmental violations of people’s fundamental human rights. Amnesty International (AI) has reviewed more than 90 individual cases of alleged ill-treatment and excessive force by New York City police officers, dating from the late s to early A variety of reforms have been proposed to stop the escalating rate of police brutality. Some focus on internal changes, such as strong leadership, aggressive prosecution, training, and enhanced police-citizen contacts, while others emphasize external factors, including civilian review boards, stricter laws, Federal and local reforms, and sting. Read CNN's Fast Facts to learn more about controversial police encounters.
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SyntaxTextGen not activated Included throughout the book are excerpts from pdf laws, speeches, reports, pdf studies pertaining to the subject of the use and abuse of police power in the United States.
Features. Provides a single-volume, go-to source for insight into police-citizen relations in the United States, from the 17th century through to today.
1. Police Brutality: An Anthology, ed. Jill Nelson. If you want to place police brutality in a historical context, and get several different views on police violence from different people, then look no further than this book.- Current book and ebook bibliographies- Lists of organizations to contact- Critical thinking activities and discussion questions- Illustrations, inserts, and cartoons- Titles continually revised and updated- Biographical sketch of authors- Paper and durable library bindings.