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Purpose
The topic of the use of excessive force by law officials has become one of national significance. This Library Subject Guide was created to help those searching for information on police misconduct or police brutality to find recent resources on the subject.
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All Items by Source

Books

Above the law : police and the excessive use of force
Print Location: HV8141 .S56 1993, 2ndFloor
by James Fyfe and Jerome H. Skolnick, 1994
Cop watch: spectators, social media, and police reform
Print Location: HV8139 .T63 2012, 2ndFloor
by Hans Toch, 2012
The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness
Print Location: HV9950 .A437 2012, 2nd Floor
by Michelle Alexander, 2012

E-books

Reports

Deadly Force, in Black and White
A ProPublica analysis of killings by police shows outsize risk for young black males.  October, 2014.