Policing and Social Control

Policing strategies and problem-solving place a central part in police-community collaborations. A significant role of policing is to empower residents to exercise proactive control over the communities to prevent crime and disorder while addressing problems immediately when they begin to arise. Individuals’ feelings of vulnerability make them view police officers as ineffective and unresponsive to …

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Costs of Denying White Privilege and Racism

Racism has been a deeply-rooted historical and contemporary phenomenon. The research study documented the systemic and pervasive nature of racial segregation and discrimination that significantly restricted the growth among African Americans (Baradaran, 2017). Racism is socially costly as it imposes unfair and unnecessary inequities that harm the health and well-being of ethnic and racial minorities. …

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