The End of Policing

The End of Policing

by Alex S. Vitale


$17.65 $17.95 Save 2% Current price is $17.65, Original price is $17.95. You Save 2%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Want it by Thursday, November 15 Order now and choose Expedited Shipping during checkout.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784782924
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 08/28/2018
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 152,563
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Alex S. Vitale is Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College. His writings about policing have appeared in the New York Times, New York Daily News, USA Today, the Nation, and Vice News. He has made appearances on NPR and NY1.

Table of Contents

1 The Limits of Police Reform 1

2 The Police Are Not Here to Protect You 31

3 The School-to-Prison Pipeline 55

4 "We Called for Help, and They Killed My Son" 76

5 Criminalizing Homelessness 90

6 The Failures of Policing Sex Work 108

7 The War on Drugs 129

8 Gang Suppression 156

9 Border Policing 176

10 Political Policing 197

Conclusion 221

Notes 229

Further Reading 258

Index 260

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

The End of Policing 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As someone interested in a career in law enforcement, I found this book to be both unsettling and enlightening.