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The Resource Excessive use of force : one mother's struggle against police brutality and misconduct, Loretta P. Prater

Excessive use of force : one mother's struggle against police brutality and misconduct, Loretta P. Prater

Label
Excessive use of force : one mother's struggle against police brutality and misconduct
Title
Excessive use of force
Title remainder
one mother's struggle against police brutality and misconduct
Statement of responsibility
Loretta P. Prater
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The vast majority of the law enforcement officers in this country perform their very difficult jobs with respect for their communities and in compliance with the law. Even so, there have been incidents in which this was not the case. Police brutality and misconduct has been under the microscope for the last several years, and Loretta Prater brings these issues to light through research reports and numerous examples of cases, including the personal case of her son"--Back cover
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Prater, Loretta P
Dewey number
363.232
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police brutality
  • Discrimination in law enforcement
  • African American men
  • Mothers and sons
  • Wrongful death
Target audience
adult
Label
Excessive use of force : one mother's struggle against police brutality and misconduct, Loretta P. Prater
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Homicide or natural causes : how did Leslie Vaughn Prater die? -- Police brutality : myth or reality? -- Profiling : reported research and personal experiences -- Review of police departmental responses to in-custody deaths -- Fueling a legal battle -- To settle or not to settle in wrongful death cases involving police officers -- Silent no more : strategies of advocacy to elevate public awareness -- MOMS (Mothers Of Murdered Sons) : unarmed and killed by law enforcement -- Police academy workshops : a proactive strategy to address police misconduct -- No justice, no peace : paths in seeking change through public policy
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 269 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
LSC
Isbn
9781538108000
Lccn
2017031630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1886442
  • 873238
Label
Excessive use of force : one mother's struggle against police brutality and misconduct, Loretta P. Prater
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Homicide or natural causes : how did Leslie Vaughn Prater die? -- Police brutality : myth or reality? -- Profiling : reported research and personal experiences -- Review of police departmental responses to in-custody deaths -- Fueling a legal battle -- To settle or not to settle in wrongful death cases involving police officers -- Silent no more : strategies of advocacy to elevate public awareness -- MOMS (Mothers Of Murdered Sons) : unarmed and killed by law enforcement -- Police academy workshops : a proactive strategy to address police misconduct -- No justice, no peace : paths in seeking change through public policy
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 269 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
LSC
Isbn
9781538108000
Lccn
2017031630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1886442
  • 873238

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