Above the Law: Police and the Excessive Use of Force

Above the Law: Police and the Excessive Use of Force

by James Fyfe, Jerome H. Skolnick
     
 

ISBN-10: 002929312X

ISBN-13: 9780029293126

Pub. Date: 12/15/1992

Publisher: Free Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780029293126
Publisher:
Free Press
Publication date:
12/15/1992
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue: Whatever Happened to Dragnet?
1The Beating of Rodney King1
Pt. 1Occasions
2Vigilante Justice23
3The Third Degree43
4Public Order Policing67
Pt. 2Explanations
5The Culture of the Police89
6Cops as Soldiers113
7Beyond Accountability134
Pt. 3Remedies
8Police Administrative Reform172
9Police Accountability I: The Courts193
10Police Accountability II: The Public217
11Renewing The Police237
Notes267
Index301

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