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NCJ Number: 42277 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE POWER (FROM CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA - A CRITICAL UNDERSTANDING, 1974 BY RICHARD QUINNEY - SEE NCJ-42275)
Author(s): P CHEVIGNY
Corporate Author: Little, Brown and Co
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 14
Sponsoring Agency: Little, Brown and Co
Boston, MA 02106
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS CHAPTER DESCRIBES INCIDENTS OF THE ABUSE OF POLICE POWER IN THE NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND MAKES A BROAD ANALYSIS OF THE ROLE OF POLICE IN A FREE SOCIETY, PATTERNS OF POLICE ABUSE, AND THE URGENCY OF THE PROBLEM.
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Index Term(s): Abuse of authority; Complaints against police; New York; On-duty offenses; Police attitudes; Police Brutality; Police discretion
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