The Police and Excessive Use of Force, 1st Edition

  • Philip Wolny
  • Published By: BrightPoint Press
  • ISBN-10: 1678200719
  • ISBN-13: 9781678200718
  • DDC: 363.2
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Published/Released January 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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Hi-Lo YA nonfiction. Black Americans are disproportionately affected by police violence. One central part of the Black Lives Matter Movement calls for an end to this violence. This book examines the history of policing in America, including the history of excessive force being used against Black Americans. It also discusses the proposed solutions that activists have brought forward.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
At a Glance.
1: “I Can’t Breathe”.
2: What Is the History of Police Brutality?.
3: How Has BLM Challenged Police Brutality?.
4: How did the Movement Change in 2020?.
5: What’s Next for Policing?.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Image Credits.
About the Author.