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Presumed criminality, racial profiling and policing in America
Jones-Brown, Deloris; Terry, Karen
Policing and minorities: Bridging the gap
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Discusses the issues of racialized justice, social profiling and presumed criminality in the United states aganist the back drop of the Amadou Diallo incident which occured in 1999. Analyses the biases of the American criminal justice system, the day to day interactions of the US police and minority groups, and the use of excessive force which result in distrust of the police by minorities. Suggests that these unfair practices are inconsistent with democracy.....