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eBook Thinking Critically: Police Powers, 1st Edition

  • Andrea C. Nakaya
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  • ISBN-10: 1682822702
  • ISBN-13: 9781682822708
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

The police hold an extremely powerful role in society, but in recent years there has been increased scrutiny of how they use their power. Through a narrative-driven pro/con format—supported by relevant facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrations—this title examines issues related to police powers. Topics include: Is Abuse of Police Power a Problem in the United States? Can the Use of Excessive Force by the Police Be Reduced? Are Racial Issues the Key to Reducing Conflicts Over Police Power? Do US Police Departments Need Reforms?