This book explores policing in America in regards to minority groups. The chapters assess how the relationship between police and minority groups affects politics, the economy, and minority groups' daily lives and success. It also explores the Black Lives Matter movement, the Detroit, Los Angeles, and Atlanta Police Departments, immigration, incarceration, community policing, police violence, and details causes, theories, and solutions to this important phenomenon.
"....a must read for any academic, student, or practitioner interested in a comprehensive well-researched understanding of the complex dynamics of the relationship between policing and race in this country. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION REVIEW
"... shows how racial disparities in police stops, police shootings, and other law enforcement activities grow from deep institutional patterns in policing and urban governance, challenging public administration scholars and practitioners alike to think more deeply and act with greater determination to address one of the most troubling and important problems o four time. " Charles Epp, University of Kansas
"The power of this important and timely book is the broad perspective provided on the issue of policing and race in America." Thomas Barth, University of North Carolina
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