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Police Crimes and Power Abuses: Police Reform and Anti–Police Abuse Movements

Max Felker-Kantor

in Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646831
eISBN:
9781469646855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646831.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Reflecting broader trends in cities that had elected black mayors in the 1970s, Tom Bradley’s politics rested on a belief that law enforcement could provide equitable police service by committing to ... More


Occupied Territory: Reform and Racialization

Simon Balto

in Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649597
eISBN:
9781469649610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649597.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter five focuses on the years from 1960 to 1967, aligning with the tenure of Chicago Police Department Superintendent Orlando Wilson. Hired in the wake of a massive scandal within the police ... More


Do You Consider Revolution to Be a Crime?: Fighting for Police Reform

Simon Balto

in Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649597
eISBN:
9781469649610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649597.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The final chapter documents the wide range of Black-led activist efforts to reform the police at the end of the 1960s and in the early 1970s. The launching point is the assassination of Fred Hampton, ... More


The Urban Police

David Churchill

in Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City: The Police and the Public

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797845
eISBN:
9780191839160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797845.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter analyses the organization of preventative urban police forces in the nineteenth century. It argues that a ‘reforming impulse’ in police governance—a self-critical, improving mentality of ... More


The new police landscape: Pay, conditions, and pensions

Timothy Brain

in A Future for Policing in England and Wales

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684458
eISBN:
9780191807497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684458.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the changes made by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill to the police pay conditions and pensions. It explains the Conservative Party's policies regarding police ... More


Reform or politicization?: The Coalition and police constitutional change

Timothy Brain

in A Future for Policing in England and Wales

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684458
eISBN:
9780191807497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684458.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter analyses the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill and its impact on police authority. It describes the events leading up to the passage of the bill and the provisions that made ... More


The Chickens Have Come Home to Roost: Police Violence and Urban Rebellion Redux

Max Felker-Kantor

in Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646831
eISBN:
9781469646855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646831.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

Punitive conditions ultimately contributed to the eruption of the 1992 Los Angeles rebellion. The uprising occurred within the distinctly punitive context of the war on drugs and gangs. Solutions to ... More


The Rap Sheet: The Nimble Surveillance State

Max Felker-Kantor

in Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646831
eISBN:
9781469646855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646831.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The LAPD’s ability to maintain its independent partisan power in the face of procedural reforms and antipolice protest rested on its intelligence operations. Police spying, this chapter shows, ... More


The new police landscape: Organization

Timothy Brain

in A Future for Policing in England and Wales

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684458
eISBN:
9780191807497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684458.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the changes in the organizational structure of police authority as a result of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. It describes the developments in national ... More


Policemen and Prisons

Adam Malka

in Men of Mobtown: Policing Baltimore in the Age of Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636290
eISBN:
9781469636313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636290.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter chronicles the development of police reform in Baltimore during the middle decades of the nineteenth century – the development, that is, of both a professional municipal police force and ... More


The police and community safety

Barry Loveday

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter observes that the traditional law enforcement role of the police is in the process of being overtaken by initiatives based on a combination of intelligence-led policing and a commitment ... More


Epilogue: The Rampart Way: A Gang Truce, Gangster Cops, and a Consent Decree

Max Felker-Kantor

in Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646831
eISBN:
9781469646855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646831.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

Not until the Rampart Scandal (the exposure of wide- spread corruption in the LAPD’s Rampart anti-gang Community Resources against Street Hoodlums unit) in the late 1990s led to a federal consent ... More


Somewhere Between Green and Blue: A Special Police Unit in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Laura Thurmann

in Police in Africa: The Street Level View

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190676636
eISBN:
9780190872625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676636.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter explores the ambivalent self-perception of the officers in a recently created special police unit in DR Congo. Even though the police reforms since 2009 have aimed at a demilitarized ... More


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