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The end of policing

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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-11-26 07:30:36AM
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display_descriptionRecent years have seen an explosion of protest against police brutality and repression. Among activists, journalists, and politicians, the conversation about how to respond and improve policing has focused on accountability, diversity, training, and community relations. Unfortunately, these reforms will not produce results, either alone or in combination. The core of the problem must be addressed: the nature of modern policing itself. This book attempts to spark public discussion by revealing the tainted origins of modern policing as a tool of social control. It shows how the expansion of police authority is inconsistent with community empowerment, social justice-even public safety. Drawing on groundbreaking research from across the world, and covering virtually every area in the increasingly broad range of police work, Alex Vitale demonstrates how law enforcement has come to exacerbate the very problems it is supposed to solve. In contrast, there are places where the robust implementation of policing alternatives-such as legalization, restorative justice, and harm reduction-has led to a decrease in crime, spending, and injustice. The best solution to bad policing may be an end to policing.
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subject_facetAfrican Americans -- Segregation
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-
African Americans -- Violence against
Discrimination in criminal justice administration
Police -- United States
Police brutality -- United States -- 21st century
Police misconduct -- United States
United States -- Race relations
title_displayThe end of policing
title_fullThe End of Policing
The end of policing / Alex S. Vitale
title_shortThe end of policing
topic_facetAfrican Americans
Discrimination in criminal justice administration
Police brutality
Police misconduct
Race relations
Social conditions
Violence against