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Thomas, Angie

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor black neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend, Khalil, at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, Khalil's death is a national headline. Some are...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC THO

Thomas, Angie

4 holds on 10 copies

Summary: After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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Thomas, Angie

Summary: After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC THO

Thomas, Angie

Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2017

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1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Starr Carter navigates the perilous waters between her poor, black neighborhood and her prestigious, mainly white private school. This all changes when she finds herself in the middle of racial activism after her best friend is shot by police officers, and she's forced to make a decision. Allow the media to skewer her friend to protect the status quo, or stand up and tell the truth in memory of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD HAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ha

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD
1 available in Top Shelf DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Medina, Tony

Summary: The ghost of fifteen-year-old Alfonso Jones travels in a New York subway car full of the living and the dead, watching his family and friends fight for justice after he is killed by an off-duty police officer while buying a suit in a Midtown department store.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 MED

Rhodes, Jewell Parker

Summary: "After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC RHO

Patterson, James

Summary: After losing one of its own, Lindsay Boxer and the Women' Murder Club make a courageous return for their fourth and most chilling case ever--one that could easily be their last. A young girl is killed in crossfire after a routine arrest goes terribly wrong, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to defend herself against a charge of police brutality. In a landmark trial that transfixes the nation, Lindsay...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner AudioBooks 2005

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Patterson, James

Summary: To escape scrutiny during breaks from her trial, Lindsay retreats to the picturesque town of Half Moon Bay. But soon after her arrival, a string of grisly murders punches throughout the peaceful community. There are no witnesses and there is no discernible pattern. But a key detail recalls a case Lindsay worked on as a rookie years before - an unsolved murder that has haunted her ever since. As...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS PAT

Patterson, James

Summary: Charged with police brutality after a routine arrest goes wrong, lieutenant Lindsay Boxer waits for her trial in the town of Half Moon Bay, where she discovers a link between a string of murders and a case she worked on years earlier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Pat

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M PAT

Johnson, Ron

Summary: On August 14, 2014, five days after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown ignited race riots throughout the city of Ferguson, Missouri, the nation found an unlikely hero in Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol. Charged with the Herculean task of restoring peace between a hostile African American community and the local police, Johnson, a 30-year law enforcement veteran and an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale Momentum 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOHNSON, RONALD JOH

Chazin, Suzanne

Summary: On a clear, moonlit night in December, police detective Jimmy Vega races to the scene of a reported home invasion in an upscale New York community. As Vega arrives, he spots a Hispanic man who fits the description of the armed intruder, running from the victim's estate. Vega chases him into the woods. When the suspect refuses to surrender--and reaches into his pocket--Vega has only seconds to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Summary: Peace Officer is a feature documentary about the increasingly militarized state of American police as told through the story of William "Dub" Lawrence, a former sheriff who established and trained his rural state's first SWAT team only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later. Driven by an obsessed sense of mission, Dub uses his own investigative...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PEA

Gardner, Lisa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY Gar

Summary: The aftermath of a black man being killing by a police officer. The story is told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act. A high school baseball phenomenon and an African-American police officer were inspired to take a stand.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MON

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD
1 available in Top Shelf DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Hill, Marc Lamont

Summary: "Unarmed citizens shot by police. Drinking water turned to poison. Mass incarcerations. We've heard the individual stories. Now a leading public intellectual and acclaimed journalist offers a powerful, paradigm-shifting analysis of America's current state of emergency, finding in these events a larger and more troubling truth about race, class, and what it means to be "Nobody." Protests in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 HIL

Hughley, D. L. (Darryl L.)

Summary: Legendary satirist D. L. Hughley here uses humor to draw attention to injustice, sardonically offering advice on a number of lessons--a much-needed antidote in these distressing times.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 817 HUG

Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)

Summary: Police Detective Harry Lyon is a perfectionist who likes his files error-free. To Harry's dismay, his partner, Connie Gulliver, embraces chaos, urging him to "get in touch with the rhythms of destruction." But when Harry and Connie have to kill in the line of duty, the ensuing surreal nightmare makes Connie's cynical world view seem all to accurate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1993

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KOO

Lowery, Wesley

Summary: A behind-the-scenes account of the #blacklivesmatter movement shares insights into the young men and women behind it, citing the racially charged controversies that have motivated members and the economic, political, and personal histories that inform its purpose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.8 LOW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 LOW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.896 LOW

Gardner, Lisa.

Summary: As a sniper with the elite Massachusetts State Police SWAT Team, Bobby Dakota saved a woman and her young son by shooting her armed husband. But vicious rumors begin to circulate the next morning when Bobby loses his gun and his privileges. It turns out the dead man was the son of a prominent Boston judge and had accused his wife of poisoning their son. Facing awkward stares and a crippling...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M GAR

Tanenbaum, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAN

Coles, Jay

Summary: "When Marvin Johnson's twin brother, Tyler, is shot and killed by a police officer, Marvin must fight injustice to learn the true meaning of freedom"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC COL

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC COL

Summary: Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. Then he encounters police officers in a transit station. They kill him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FRU

Clark, Marcia.

Summary: While interviewing students in the aftermath of a school shooting in the San Fernando Valley, prosecutor Rachel Knight and Detective Bailey Keller realize the facts don't add up and the real killers may still be out there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Co. 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M CLA