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text Stop and frisk : the use and abuse of a controversial policing tactic

Summary
No policing tactic has been more controversial than "stop and frisk," whereby police officers stop, question and frisk ordinary citizens, who they may view as potential suspects, on the streets. As Michael White and Hank Fradella show in Stop and ... Read more
Contents

Two tales of stop and frisk -- The historical context -- The contemporary legal context -- Crime-control benefits and collateral consequences -- (with Weston Morrow) -- Beyond a few bad apples -- The future of stop and frisk.

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256 pages ; 24 cm
Publisher
New York University Press 2016

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TADL-WOOD 363 WHI in Adult Non-fiction Available

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