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Crime, Police, and the Three Chicagos

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter describes the condition of the city and the state of police–community relations in Chicago in the early 1990s, providing a baseline from which to assess what happened during the ... More


Representing the Community

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0030
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In Chicago's community-policing model, beat meetings are the vehicle for grassroots consultation and collaboration between police and the community. At the meetings, the two sides are to come ... More


Trends in Neighborhood Problems

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0043
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Repeated administration of evaluation surveys revealed trends in the extent of neighborhood problems in Chicago over time, beginning in early 1994. This was after the CAPS (Chicago Alternative ... More


Trends in Crime and Fear

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0050
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In describing Chicago's new community-policing program, the police department's 1993 strategic plan Together We Can reassured readers that CAPS (Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy) was not soft on ... More


Police and the Public

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0061
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

One goal of Chicago's community-policing initiative, CAPS (Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy), was to build popular confidence in the responsiveness and effectiveness of the police. This chapter ... More


How Did Chicago Do?

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0068
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

How did Chicago do after more than a decade of community policing? This chapter explores the most important challenges facing the city and its police department, to find out whether CAPS (Chicago ... More


Reading the Writing on the Wall: The Los Angeles Uprising and the Carceral City

Jordan T. Camp

in Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520281813
eISBN:
9780520957688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281813.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the competing definitions of the Los Angeles rebellion of 1992 in the historical and geographical context of structural unemployment, concentrated poverty among the Black and ... More


Unearthing and Confronting the Social Skeletons of Immigration Status in Our Criminal Justice System

Evelyn H. Cruz

in Punishing Immigrants: Policy, Politics, and Injustice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814749029
eISBN:
9780814749043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814749029.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews the due process protections afforded to noncitizens in criminal proceedings and the impact of current practices on immigrant communities. It discusses two examples: the federal ... More


Revisiting the Role of Latinos and Immigrants in Police Research

Ramiro Martínez Jr.

in Race, Ethnicity, and Policing: New and Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776155
eISBN:
9780814777480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776155.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyzes the relationship between understudied populations and the police by discussing the relative lack of research on Latinos and policing. This dearth of research is surprising given ... More


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