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The Resource To protect and serve : how to fix America's police, Norm Stamper

To protect and serve : how to fix America's police, Norm Stamper

Label
To protect and serve : how to fix America's police
Title
To protect and serve
Title remainder
how to fix America's police
Statement of responsibility
Norm Stamper
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"American policing is in crisis. The last decade witnessed a vast increase in police aggression, misconduct, and militarization, along with a corresponding reduction in transparency and accountability. Nowhere is this more noticeable and painful than in African American and other ethnic minority communities. Racism-from raw, individualized versions to insidious systemic examples-appears to be on the rise in our police departments. Overall, our police officers have grown more and more alienated from the people they've been hired to serve. In To Protect and To Serve, Norm Stamper offers new insights into the conditions that have created this crisis, reminding us that police in a democratic society belong to the people-and not the other way around. To Protect and To Serve also delivers a revolutionary new model for American law enforcement: the community-based police department. It calls for citizen participation in all aspects of police operations: policymaking, program development, crime fighting and service delivery, entry-level and ongoing education and training, oversight of police conduct, and, especially relevant to today's challenges, joint community-police crisis management. Nothing will ever change until the system itself is radically restructured, and here Norm Stamper shows us how"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stamper, Norm
Dewey number
363.20973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8139
LC item number
.S675 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Law enforcement
  • Police misconduct
  • Community policing
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
Label
To protect and serve : how to fix America's police, Norm Stamper
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Ferguson to New York -- Doomed from the start -- Save money, save lives: end the drug war -- Cops and mental illness -- A scared cop is a dangerous cop -- The rise of police militarism -- Tools of the trade: use and abuse -- The talk -- We're the cops and you're not -- Flex your rights -- Policing the police -- The community as DMZ -- Compassionate cops -- Activists and cops: partnering to control protests -- Community policing? -- Strength in numbers -- Fixing America's police: more big government, please!
Control code
1667138
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xx, 309 pages
Isbn
9781568585406
Lccn
2016000403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1667138
  • (OCoLC)944179565
Label
To protect and serve : how to fix America's police, Norm Stamper
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Ferguson to New York -- Doomed from the start -- Save money, save lives: end the drug war -- Cops and mental illness -- A scared cop is a dangerous cop -- The rise of police militarism -- Tools of the trade: use and abuse -- The talk -- We're the cops and you're not -- Flex your rights -- Policing the police -- The community as DMZ -- Compassionate cops -- Activists and cops: partnering to control protests -- Community policing? -- Strength in numbers -- Fixing America's police: more big government, please!
Control code
1667138
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xx, 309 pages
Isbn
9781568585406
Lccn
2016000403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1667138
  • (OCoLC)944179565

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