Policing in America, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • A. W. Buckey
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1098214056
  • ISBN-13: 9781098214050
  • DDC: 363.20973
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Published/Released February 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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This title explores the roles police officers have in US society and the history of policing, including arguments for and against police reform. It also highlights today’s discussions around defunding the police. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Safe at School?.
2: The History of Policing.
3: What Do the Police Do?.
4: Police Funding, Power, and Influence.
5: Race, Class, and Policing.
6: Police Brutality and Policies.
7: A New Movement.
8: Police Reforms.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.