Federal Intervention in American Police Departments

Federal Intervention in American Police Departments

Rushin, Stephen (University of Alabama)

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

Over the last twenty years, the federal government has used a little known statute to overhaul many of the nation's largest police departments, including those in Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington, DC, and many more. This book provides the first empirical evaluation of how this reform process works.
Introduction; 1. The problem of police misconduct; 2. The intervention era; 3. Federal intervention in action; 4. Possibilities and limitations; 5. Moving forward: improving oversight of local police.
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