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The color of guilt & innocence, racial profiling and police practices in America, Steve Holbert & Lisa Rose

Label
The color of guilt & innocence, racial profiling and police practices in America, Steve Holbert & Lisa Rose
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The color of guilt & innocence
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
56477728
Responsibility statement
Steve Holbert & Lisa Rose
Sub title
racial profiling and police practices in America
Summary
An objective examination of racial profilings and police practices from the perspectives of victims, civil rights organizations and police
Table Of Contents
Preface -- Part I. How did we get here? -- 1. Racial profiling and the pretext traffic stop -- 2. Monsters in the closet -- Fear and racism -- Taming the primal fear system -- Predicting fear and racism -- 3. Patterns of racial injustice : stepping into the shoes -- A look back -- 4. Back to the dinosaurs -- The war on drugs -- The war on crime -- The war on terrorism -- Racial profiling : a help or hindrance? -- Flying the unfriendly skies -- The changing face of terrorism -- Racial profiling in immigration enforcement -- The American way -- Looking ahead to the rising cost of travel -- Coming full circle -- Part II. Is Jim Crow alive and well in America? -- 5. In the shadow of the badge -- "Rogue" cops -- The "code of silence" -- Internal affairs divisions : who's policing the police? -- Politics versus progress -- 6. One perspective : civil rights groups lead the fight to end racial profiling in America -- Response to the government's war on drugs -- Concerns about police response to racial profiling accusations -- The underlying problem -- Racism -- The underlying social costs -- Civil rights groups' proposals for change -- 7. Truth in numbers -- A public perception -- Officer statistics -- The facts about force -- Battle of the sexes -- Dollars and "sense" -- How much is too much? -- Federal prosecution data -- Civil remedies -- Finding a middle ground -- Part III. Do you want crime to prevail? -- 8. Law enforcement perspective : cops speak out -- A crime is a crime -- Quality of life policing -- Political emphasis on the crime rate -- Does crime determine color? -- Don't shoot the messenger -- The two extremes -- Playing it safe -- Weapons for change -- 9. An equation for success, an inside look at Phoenix police chief Harold Hurtt and the Phoenix Police Department -- Background -- Recruiting new officers -- Training -- Community policing -- Uncovering the real issue -- Affirmative action -- Racial profiling versus criminal profiling -- Data collection -- Officer accountability and discipline -- Marketing the police -- 10. Scales of justice -- Legal background -- Selective enforcement -- Selective prosecution -- Consent doctrine -- Exclusionary rule -- Part IV. What's the score? -- 11. Data collection and analysis -- The collection process -- Data analysis -- Establishing a benchmark -- Assigning a risk factor -- "Blind" stops -- Who initiated the stop? -- Statistical significance -- A look inside four data collection programs -- San José, California -- San Diego, California -- North Carolina -- New Jersey -- Lessons learned -- 12. Call to action -- A national campaign -- Part V. We are all Americas -- 13. Coming together for a solution -- Problem identification -- Solutions : part A -- Solutions : part B -- 14. Reflections -- Appendix : resources
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Color of guilt and innocenceGuilt & innocenceGuilt and innocence
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