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Hunting for "dirtbags" [electronic resource] : why cops over-police the poor and racial minorities / Lori Beth Way and Ryan Patten.

Author/Creator:
Way, Lori Beth.
Publication:
Boston : Northeastern University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (209 p.)
Subjects:
Police discretion.
Police-community relations.
Poor.
Minorities.
Police -- United States -- Case studies.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
An inside look at police discretionary actions and their consequences for poor communities
Contents:
The undiagnosed problem: discretionary proactive policing
Setting the stage: Stonesville and Seaside
Shaken or stirred? Choosing your policing style and level of proactivity
Hunting grounds: and may the odds be ever in your favor
A vicious cycle: re-policing the poor and the effects of probation and parole status
The future: service-oriented policing.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Patten, Ryan.
ISBN:
1-55553-814-2
OCLC:
851970395
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