The Resource Federal intervention in American police departments, Stephen Rushin (University of Alabama)

Federal intervention in American police departments, Stephen Rushin (University of Alabama)

Label
Federal intervention in American police departments
Title
Federal intervention in American police departments
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Rushin (University of Alabama)
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"For much of American history, the federal government has played a limited role in local police regulation. That all changed in 1994, when Congress passed a little known statute that permitted the US Attorney General to reform troubled police department. Since then, many of the nation's largest police departments - including those in Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, Washington, DC, Seattle, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Albuquerque - have been subject to federal oversight. But until recently, we've known little about how this federal process works. Drawing on original interviews, court documents, statistical data, and media reports, this book provides the first comprehensive account of federal intervention in American police departments. It shows that, under the right circumstances, federal intervention is uniquely effective at combating misconduct in police departments. However, federal intervention is far from perfect. This book concludes by arguing that Congress should expand and improve federal oversight of policing"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rushin, Stephen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF5399
LC item number
.R87 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Police misconduct
  • Federal-city relations
  • Intervention (Federal government)
  • Civil rights
  • Civil rights
  • Federal-city relations
  • Intervention (Federal government)
  • Police
  • Police misconduct
  • United States
  • LAW
Label
Federal intervention in American police departments, Stephen Rushin (University of Alabama)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Based on the author's thesis (doctoral - University of California, Berkeley, 2015) issued under title: Structural reform litigation in American police departments
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
The problem of police misconduct -- The intervention era -- Federal intervention in action -- Possibilities and limitations -- Moving forward: improving oversight of local police
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 298 pages
Isbn
9781107513563
Lccn
2016054000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962351831
  • (OCoLC)ocn962351831
Label
Federal intervention in American police departments, Stephen Rushin (University of Alabama)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Based on the author's thesis (doctoral - University of California, Berkeley, 2015) issued under title: Structural reform litigation in American police departments
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
The problem of police misconduct -- The intervention era -- Federal intervention in action -- Possibilities and limitations -- Moving forward: improving oversight of local police
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 298 pages
Isbn
9781107513563
Lccn
2016054000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962351831
  • (OCoLC)ocn962351831

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