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- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Criminal Justice
- Paper #: 42989897
One police officer for example referred to the chaos as a "holocaust," far removed from the real world (Shankman et al., 2010).
Alpert and Smith (2001, p. 483) note that a survey of the public showed a general perception that the police is frequently excessively violent in their contact with the public. According to the authors, the targets of reported abuse are generally lower class males, with a common factor