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Author Gallagher, Jim, 1969- author.

Title Policing and race : the debate over excessive use of force / by Jim Gallagher.

Publication Info. San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2021]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 363.2 Gal    ---  Available
Description 80 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents When police officers use force -- The militarization of police -- Filming the police -- The doctrine of qualified immunity -- The future of policing.
Summary "There is a long and ugly history of violent encounters between law enforcement officers and Americans of color, particularly Black Americans. About 1,000 Americans are killed each year by law-enforcement officers, and numerous studies have found a link between race and police killings"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 14-18 ReferencePoint Press
Subject Police brutality -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Discrimination in law enforcement -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Racism -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Police-community relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Other Form: Online version: Gallagher, Jim, 1969- Policing and race San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2021] 9781678200459 (DLC) 2020048169
ISBN 9781678200442

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