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Police brutality / by Ruth, Michael(Book editor),editor.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subjects: Police brutality; Discrimination in law enforcement; Police; Police-community relations;
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Police use of force : important issues facing the police and the communities they serve / by Palmiotto, Michael,editor.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Police use of force has been a major concern for police departments and citizens in the United States since the 1840s when police started carrying guns. Dr. Palmiotto presents the most important issues facing the police and the communities they serve in encounters that turn violent. It starts with a thorough historical introduction, covers use of force, deadly force, non-lethal weapons, militarization of policing, racism and profiling, legal cases, psychology, perception and training, and prevention. Case studies of famous cases including Rodney King and the Ferguson shooting are presented.
Subjects: Police brutality; Police shootings; Police-community relations; Police misconduct;
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The Algiers Motel incident / by Hersey, John,1914-1993.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages xix-xx).Introduction: John Hersey and the tragedy of race / Thomas J. Sugrue -- The odor of a case: July 26-31 -- Three cops and three days: July 23-5 -- Auburey and his circle -- Confession: July 31 -- The Algiers Motel incident: July 25-6 -- Aftermath: July 31 and after.Thirty years ago, three black men were killed and nine other people brutally beaten by, as John Hersey describes it , an "aggregate of Detroit police, Michigan State Troopers, National Guardsmen, and private guards who had been directed to the scene." Responding to a telephoned report of sniping, the police group invaded the Algiers Motel and interrogated ten black men and two white women, none of whom were armed, for an hour. By the time the interrogators left, three men had been shot to death and the others, including the women, beaten.
Subjects: Riots; Police brutality; Police shootings; Race discrimination; Discrimination in law enforcement;
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From #BlackLivesMatter to Black liberation / by Taylor, Keeanga-Yamahtta.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-256) and index.Introduction : Black awakening in Obama's America -- A culture of racism -- From civil rights to colorblind -- Black faces in high places -- The double standard of justice -- Barack Obama : the end of an illusion -- Black Lives Matter : a movement, not a moment -- From #BlackLivesMatter to Black liberation."Activist and scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor surveys the historical and contemporary ravages of racism and persistence of structural inequality such as mass incarceration and Black unemployment. In this context, she argues that this new struggle against police violence holds the potential to reignite a broader push for Black liberation."--Publisher information.
Subjects: Black lives matter movement.; African Americans; Racism; Racial profiling in law enforcement; Discrimination in criminal justice administration.; Social movements; African Americans; African Americans; Police brutality; Police misconduct; Race discrimination; Post-racialism; Obama, Barack;
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The brutal telling [sound recording] / by Penny, Louise.; Cosham, Ralph.nrt; Blackstone Audiobooks.;
Read by Ralph Cosham.A stranger is found murdered in the village bistro and antiques store and all clues point to bistro owner Olivier being the killer. Once again, Chief Inspector Gamache and his team are called in to strip back layers of lies, exposing both treasures and rancid secrets long buried--but not forgotten.
Subjects: Mystery fiction.; Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character); Police; Villages; Audiobooks.;
© p2009, Blackstone Audio, Inc.,
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The brutal telling / by Penny, Louise.;
"Three Pines is a village just above the U.S. border where everybody knows everything about each other--until now. Everybody in Three Pines is shocked when their favorite local bistro becomes the scene of a devastating crime. A stranger's corpse has turned up there, and Chief Inspector Gamache is called to investigate. But no one can believe it when Olivier, the owner of the bistro, becomes a suspect: Why does every lead in the investigation find its way back to him? And what other secrets and lies are buried beneath the surface?"--Back cover.
Subjects: Detective and mystery fiction.; Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character); Police; Villages; Murder;
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Media circus : a look at private tragedy in the public eye / by Goldman, Kim.;
Includes bibliographical references."No one understands better than Kim Goldman the complex emotions of individuals suffering a personal tragedy under the relentless gaze of the media. During the famed O.J. Simpson trial, Kim, whose brother, Ron Goldman, was brutally murdered, became a very public poster child for victims suffering in the public eye. In Media Circus: A Look at Private Tragedy in the Public Eye, Goldman-now a dedicated victim advocate-and journalist Tatsha Robertson present the first collective looks at something that has become all too common in America: ordinary, grieving victims-forced to manage their very private trauma and despair in a very public way. Through candid interviews and detailed, original reporting, Media Circus delivers riveting, humanizing, and inspiring stories from the victims and survivors of violent crimes who found themselves the focus of national media attention. Its heartfelt narratives showcase the unique challenges of coping with and healing from grief when the whole world is watching. Stories include those of: Tere Duperrault Fassbender, survivor of family's brutal murder at sea (1961) Debra Tate, sister of Charles Manson victim Sharon Tate (1969) Collene Campbell, sister of murdered NASCAR driver Mickey Thompson (1988) Judy Shepard, mother of gay hate-crime victim Matthew Shepard (1998) Mildred Muhammed, wife of the DC Sniper (2002) Marie Monville, wife of the Amish shooter (2006) Dave and Mary Neese, parents of teen murder victim Skylar Neese (2012) Scarlett Lewis, mother of Newtown Tragedy first-grade victim Jesse Lewis (2012) Shirley Wygal, mother of Aurora theater shooting victim Rebecca Wingo, and Scott and Kathy Larimer, parents of Aurora theater shooting victim John Larimer (2012) Esaw and Emerald Garner, wife and sister of police brutality victim Eric Garner (2014) "--Debra Tate : sister of Charles Manson murder victim Sharon Tate, August 9, 1969 -- Mildred Muhammad : ex-wife of the DC sniper, October 2-22, 2002 -- Judy Shepard : mother of gay hate-crime victim Matthew Shepard, October 12, 1998 -- Marie Monville : wife of the Amish shooter; October 2, 2006 -- Dave and Mary Neese : parents of teen murder victim Skylar Neese, July 6, 2012 -- Scarlett Lewis : mother of six-year-old Newtown tragedy victim Jesse Lewis, December 14, 2012 -- Collene Campbell : sister of murdered NASCAR driver Mickey Thompson, March 16, 1988 -- Scott and Kathleen Larimer, Shirley Wygal : parents of Aurora theater shooting victim Iohn Larimer, mother of Aurora theater shooting victim Rebecca Wingo, July 20, 2012 -- Esaw and Emerald Garner : wife and daughter of police brutality victim Eric Garner, July 17, 2014 -- Tere Duperrault Fassbender : survivor of family's brutal murder at sea, November 12, 1961 -- What crime victims want you to know.
Subjects: Victims of crimes in mass media.; Mass media and crime.; Bereavement.; Families; Privacy, Right of.;
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Red alert / by Patterson, James,1947-; Karp, Marshall,author.; Ballerini, Edoardo,1970-narrator.;
Read by Edoardo Ballerini.Detective Zach Jordan is the best of the best, a brilliant and tireless detective. He puts professionalism above all, ignoring his feelings for his partner Kylie MacDonald, the woman who broke his heart when they first met at the police academy. After solving a brutal string of murders during the Hollywood on Hudson film festival, the scandalous hazmat killer case, the mysterious kidnapping of a billionaire businessman's son, and a shocking jewel heist at a Manhattan movie premiere, Zach and Kylie return to face the most dangerous criminal of their careers.
Subjects: Detective and mystery fiction.; Audiobooks.; Mystery fiction.; Serial murder investigation; Rich people;
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Someone is watching [sound recording] : a novel / by Fielding, Joy.; Traister, Christina.;
Read by Christina Traister.Deeply shaken after a brutal attack, Bailey Carpenter struggles to reclaim control over what had once seemed like a neatly-ordered life. Unable to face her job, her friends, or even the world outside her apartment, Bailey is trapped with her thoughts, replaying the attack in her desperate search for every detail that will help the police uncover the identity of her unknown assailant.
Subjects: Audiobooks.; Women; Women; Voyeurism; Women private investigators; Rapists;
© 2015, 2014., Brilliance Audio,
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Evidence of things seen : true crime in an era of reckoning / by Weinman, Sarah,editor.; Chaudry, Rabia,writer of introduction.; Lowery, Wesley,1990-Brutal lynching.; Van der Leun, Justine."No choice but to do it."; Hobbes, Michael.Golden age of white-collar crime.; Morin, Brandi.Picturesque California conceals a crisis of missing women.; Jeong, May.How the Atlanta spa shootings--the victims, the survivors--tell a story of America.; Knox, Amanda.Who owns Amanda Knox?; Moskovitz, Diana.Tie a tourniquet on your heart.; Jurjevics, R. F.True crime junkies and the curious case of a missing husband.; Bazelon, Lara,1974-Has reality caught up to the "murder police"?; Schonbek, Amelia.Will you ever change?; Ecco Press,publisher.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-267)."True crime, as an entertainment genre, has always prioritized clear narrative arcs: victims wronged, police detectives in pursuit, suspects apprehended, justice delivered. But what stories have been ignored? In Evidence of Things Seen, fourteen of the most innovative crime writers working today cast a light on the cases that give crucial insight into our society. This anthology pulls back the curtain on how crime itself is a by-product of America's systemic harms and inequalities. And in doing so, it reveals how the genre of true crime can be a catalyst for social change. These works combine brilliant storytelling with incisive cultural examinations--and challenge each of us to ask what justice should look like"--Part I: What we reckon with. A brutal lynching. An indifferent police force. A 34-year wait for justice / by Wesley Lowery -- The short life of Toyin Salau and a legacy still at work / by Samantha Schuyler -- "No choice but to do it" : why women go to prison / by Justin van der Leun -- The golden age of white-collar crime / by Michael Hobbes -- Picturesque California conceals a crisis of missing indigenous women / by Brandi Morin -- How the Atlanta spa shootings-- the victims, the survivors-- tell a story of America / by May Jeong -- Part II: The true crime stories we tell. Who owns Amanda Knox? / by Amanda Knox -- Tie a tourniquet on your heart : revisiting Edna Buchanan, America's greatest police reporter / by Diana Moskovitz -- The true crime junkies and the curious case of a missing husband / by RF Jurjevics -- Has reality caught up to the "murder police"? / by Lara Bazelon -- Part III: Shards of justice. Will you ever change? / by Amelia Schonbek -- The prisoner-run radio station that's reaching men on Death Row / by Keri Blakinger -- To the son of the victim / by Sophie Haigney -- Three bodies in Texas / by Mallika Rao.
Subjects: True crime stories.; Crime.; Crime; True crime stories; Crime and the press;
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