A Top Cop's Exposé of the Dark Side of American PolicingBook - 2005
This volume exposes a troubling culture of racism, sexism, and homophobia that is still pervasive within our twenty-first-century police forces. The author goes on to explore how such prejudices can be addressed. He reveals the dangers and temptations that cops face, describing in detail the split-second life-and-death decisions that police officers make each day. The author draws on lessons learned to present arguments for drug decriminalization, abolition of the death penalty, and radically revised approaches to prostitution and gun control. He offers penetrating insights into the "blue wall of silence," police undercover work, and what it means to kill a man. And, he gives his personal account of the World Trade Organization debacle of 1999, when protests he was in charge of controlling turned violent in the streets of Seattle.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Nation Books, 
Branch Call Number: 363.2097 STA
Characteristics: xiv, 400 pages ; 21 cm
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