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The Resource The black and the blue : a cop reveals the crimes, racism, and injustice in America's law enforcement, Matthew Horace, Ron Harris

The black and the blue : a cop reveals the crimes, racism, and injustice in America's law enforcement, Matthew Horace, Ron Harris

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The black and the blue : a cop reveals the crimes, racism, and injustice in America's law enforcement
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The black and the blue
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a cop reveals the crimes, racism, and injustice in America's law enforcement
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Matthew Horace, Ron Harris
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eng
Summary
Matthew Horace was an officer at the federal, state, and local level for 28 years working in every state in the country. Yet it was after seven years of service when Horace found himself face-down on the ground with a gun pointed at his head by a white fellow officer, that he fully understood the racism seething within America's police departments. Using gut-wrenching reportage, on-the-ground research, and personal accounts garnered by interviews with police and government officials around the country, Horace presents an insider's examination of police tactics, which he concludes is an "archaic system" built on "toxic brotherhood." Horace dissects some of the nation's most highly publicized police shootings and communities highlighted in the Black Lives Matter movement and beyond to explain how these systems and tactics have had detrimental outcomes to the people they serve. Horace provides fresh analysis on communities experiencing the high killing and imprisonment rates due to racist policing such as Ferguson, New Orleans, Baltimore, and Chicago from a law enforcement point of view and uncovers what has sown the seeds of violence. Timely and provocative, The Black and The Blue sheds light on what truly goes on behind the blue line--Amazon.com
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StDuBDS
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no index present
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non fiction
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The black and the blue : a cop reveals the crimes, racism, and injustice in America's law enforcement, Matthew Horace, Ron Harris
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text
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Contents
Introduction--The boogeyman--Being black in blue--Who matters most?--The system--The conspiracy--We can't be made whole--A culture of criminality--Culture versus strategy--A murder in Chicago--The cover-up--Damage control--The journey forward--At the end of failing systems
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sky2ocm92336487
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
238 pages
Isbn
9780316440080
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(hbk.)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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The black and the blue : a cop reveals the crimes, racism, and injustice in America's law enforcement, Matthew Horace, Ron Harris
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction--The boogeyman--Being black in blue--Who matters most?--The system--The conspiracy--We can't be made whole--A culture of criminality--Culture versus strategy--A murder in Chicago--The cover-up--Damage control--The journey forward--At the end of failing systems
Control code
sky2ocm92336487
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
238 pages
Isbn
9780316440080
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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