They Wished They Were Honest

Author: Michael F. Armstrong
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231153546
Size: 76.50 MB
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The author describes his time as chief counsel to the Knapp Commission, which investigated police corruption in New York City.

Jammed Up

Author: Robert J. Kane
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814748414
Size: 28.29 MB
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Drugs, bribes, falsifying evidence, unjustified force and kickbacks: there are many opportunities for cops to act like criminals. Jammed Up is the definitive study of the nature and causes of police misconduct.

The Condemnation Of Blackness

Author: Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674054326
Size: 18.61 MB
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Chronicling the emergence of deeply embedded notions of black people as a dangerous race of criminals by explicit contrast to working-class whites and European immigrants, this fascinating book reveals the influence such ideas have had on ...

5 Grams

Author: Dimitri A. Bogazianos
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814723063
Size: 44.22 MB
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In this highly original work, Dimitri A. Bogazianos draws on various sources to examine the profound symbolic consequences of America’s reliance on this punishment structure, tracing the rich cultural linkages between America’s War on ...

Police Ethics

Author: John P. Crank
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1437755615
Size: 43.78 MB
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This book provides an examination of noble cause, how it emerges as a fundamental principle of police ethics and how it can provide the basis for corruption.

Betrayal In Blue

Author: Burl Barer
Publisher: Wildblue Press
ISBN: 9781942266747
Size: 54.13 MB
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They had no fear of the cops because they were the cops. NYPD officers Mike Dowd and Kenny Eurell knew there were two ways to get rich quick in Brooklyn's Lower East Side. You either became drug dealers, or you robbed drug dealers.

Economics Of Prohibition The

Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
ISBN: 1610164652
Size: 13.99 MB
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Examines the failure of Prohibition; discusses how this analysis can be applied to the effects of illegal drugs on today's economy.