Police brutality

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Tamara L. Roleff
Greenhaven Press, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 170 pages
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Policing today is more professional than it has ever been in U.S. history. Yet we are reminded by well-publicized beatings that brutality continues. The question is why. To understand how and why brutality occurs and how it might be prevented, the author covers the following issues: Chapters include: Is Police Brutality a Serious Problem? What Factors Contribute to Police Brutality? How Does Police Brutality Affect Society? How Can Police Brutality Be Reduced?

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Contents

Foreword
10
Chapter Preface
16
Police Brutality Against Minorities Is a Serious Problem
24
Brutality Against Prisoners Is a Serious Problem
30
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