The Resource Are cops racist?, Heather Mac Donald

Are cops racist?, Heather Mac Donald

Label
Are cops racist?
Title
Are cops racist?
Statement of responsibility
Heather Mac Donald
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In careful reports from New York and other major cities across the country, Ms. Mac Donald investigates the workings of the police, the controversy over racial profiling, and the anti-profiling lobby's harmful effects on black Americans. The reduction in urban crime, one of the nation's signal policy successes of the 1990s, has benefited black communities even more dramatically than white neighborhoods, she shows. By policing inner cities actively after long neglect, cops have allowed business and civil society to flourish there once more. But attacks on police, centering on charges of police racism and racial profiling, and spearheaded by activists, the press, and even the Justice Department, have slowed the success and threaten to reverse it. Ms. Mac Donald looks at the reality behind the allegations and writes about the black cops you never heard about, the press coverage of policing, and policing strategies across the country
Member of
Cataloging source
OEM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mac Donald, Heather
Dewey number
363.2/32
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Discrimination in law enforcement
  • Racial profiling in law enforcement
  • Police-community relations
  • United States
Label
Are cops racist?, Heather Mac Donald
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introduction -- The myth of racial profiling -- Sorry, no debunking of racial profiling aloud -- Diallo truth, Diallo falsehood -- What really happened in Cincinnati -- The Black cops you never hear about -- America's best urban police force -- How to train cops --Keeping New York safe from terrorists -- How the racial profiling myth helps terrorists
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
177 p.
Isbn
9781566638678
System control number
  • ocn656434168
  • (OCoLC)656434168
Label
Are cops racist?, Heather Mac Donald
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introduction -- The myth of racial profiling -- Sorry, no debunking of racial profiling aloud -- Diallo truth, Diallo falsehood -- What really happened in Cincinnati -- The Black cops you never hear about -- America's best urban police force -- How to train cops --Keeping New York safe from terrorists -- How the racial profiling myth helps terrorists
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
177 p.
Isbn
9781566638678
System control number
  • ocn656434168
  • (OCoLC)656434168

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