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The Resource The Ferguson report : Department of Justice investigation of the Ferguson Police Department, United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division ; introduction by Theodore M. Shaw

The Ferguson report : Department of Justice investigation of the Ferguson Police Department, United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division ; introduction by Theodore M. Shaw

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The Ferguson report : Department of Justice investigation of the Ferguson Police Department
Title
The Ferguson report
Title remainder
Department of Justice investigation of the Ferguson Police Department
Statement of responsibility
United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division ; introduction by Theodore M. Shaw
Title variation
Department of Justice investigation of the Ferguson Police Department
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Language
eng
Summary
On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed African American high school senior, was shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. For months afterward, protestors took to the streets demanding justice, testifying to the racist and exploitative police department and court system, and connecting the shooting of Brown with the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, and other young black men at the hands of police across the country. In the wake of these protests, the Department of Justice launched a six-month investigation, resulting in a report that Colorlines characterizes as "so caustic it reads like an Onion article" and laying bare what the Huffington Post calls "a totalizing police regime beyond any of Kafka's ghastliest nightmares." Among the report's findings are that the Ferguson Police Department "Engages in a Pattern of Unconstitutional Stops and Arrests in Violation of the Fourth Amendment," "Detain[s] People Without Reasonable Suspicion and Arrest[s] People Without Probable Cause," "Engages in a Pattern of First Amendment Violations," "Engages in a Pattern of Excessive Force," and "Erode[s] Community Trust, Especially Among Ferguson's African-American Residents." Contextualized here in a substantial introduction by renowned legal scholar and former NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund president Theodore M. Shaw, The Ferguson Report is a sad, sobering, and important document, providing a snapshot of American law enforcement at the start of the twenty-first century, with resonancefar beyond one small town in Missouri
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DLC
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364.13230977865
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV8148.F47
LC item number
F47 2015
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non fiction
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bibliography
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United States
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  • Shaw, Theodore M
  • United States
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True
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  • Ferguson (Mo.)
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration
  • Police-community relations
  • Police
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adult
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Department of Justice investigation of the Ferguson Police Department
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The Ferguson report : Department of Justice investigation of the Ferguson Police Department, United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division ; introduction by Theodore M. Shaw
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvii, 174 pages
Isbn
9781620971604
Lccn
2015015187
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • (Sirsi) o906122096
  • (OCoLC)906122096
Label
The Ferguson report : Department of Justice investigation of the Ferguson Police Department, United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division ; introduction by Theodore M. Shaw
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvii, 174 pages
Isbn
9781620971604
Lccn
2015015187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o906122096
  • (OCoLC)906122096

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