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    The use and abuse of police power in America : historical milestones and current controversies / Gina Robertiello, editor.
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  • Law enforcement -- United States -- History.
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  • Police -- United States -- History.
  • ISBN: 
    9781440843723
    1440843724
    9781440843730
    Description: 
    xii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
    Edition: 
    First edition.
    Contents: 
    Legal and societal limits to police power in early America (1600's -- 1800's) -- Fourth Amendment -- Fifth Amendment -- Sixth Amendment -- Sir Robert Peel and principles of modern policing -- Bow Street runners -- Southern slave patrols -- Colonial night watches -- Pinkerton Detective Agency and private policing -- Law enforcement in the wild west -- International Association of Chiefs of Police -- Crime control versus due process -- Technological advances and the rise of organized crime (1900 -- 1950) -- Charles Becker (1870 -- 1915) -- Gangsters of the 1900's -- Secret Service -- Teddy Roosevelt's fight against police corruption -- ACLU -- J. Edgar Hoover (1895-1972), director of the FBI -- Wickersham Report on soaring crime during Prohibition -- Brown v. Mississippi -- National Firearms Act -- Police misconduct during the L.A. Zoot Suit Riots -- Uniform crime reports -- Wiretapping -- Law enforcement in the era of political and social upheaval (1950 -- 1975) -- Miranda v. Arizona -- Mapp V. Ohio -- Terry v. Ohio -- Kerner Commission Report on race riots and police response -- Chicago police during the 1968 Democratic National Convention -- Increase in violent crime rate and risk to law enforcement -- Control theory -- Knapp Commission -- Frank Serpico (1936 -- ) -- Summerdale Scandal -- Church Committee Investigation of FBI Surveillance -- Police authority to detain -- Corruption -- RICO Act -- A new mandate for excersing police power (1975 -- 2000) -- Wilson and Kelling's Broken Windows Theory -- Fleeing felon legislation -- Rodney King beating and riots -- "Law and Order" as a popular political slogan -- Will Bratton (1947- ), police commissioner -- Ruby Ridge and the Waco Siege -- Zero tolerance policy -- "Thin Blue Line": Police as a guard against anarchy -- Impact of the war on drugs -- Christopher Commission -- Abner Louima Case -- Amadou Diallo Case -- Intensive debate about the "American police state" (2000 -- present) -- Deadly force -- Police Accountability -- Police brutality -- Police mistreatment in cases of civil disobedience -- Timothy Thomas's death -- Militarization of public and campus police departments -- Civil asset forfeiture as source of department funding -- Deaths in the line of duty -- Sean Bell shooting -- PTSD and family issues among officers -- Trayvon Martin shooting -- Michael Brown shooting and the aftermath in Ferguson -- Eric Garner case in New York City and subsequent tensions -- Variations in law enforcement attitudes about gun control laws -- Understanding probable cause -- Boardwalk Empire -- Dashcam videos -- Body cameras -- Community policing today -- Ezell Ford shooting -- Tamir Rice shooting in Cleveland -- Freddie Gray case -- Walter Scott shooting -- Sandra Bland death in Texas -- Use of tasers -- Police ethics -- Racial profiling -- Recidivism -- Constitutional mandates -- Crime prevention techiques -- Perceptions of police today.
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