Are Cops Racist? by Heather MacDonald

By Heather MacDonald

fake fees of racial profiling threaten to obliterate the crime-fighting earnings of the decade, in particular in America's internal towns. this is often the message of Heather Mac Donald's new e-book, during which she brings her specific model of difficult and sincere journalism to the present battle opposed to the police. The anti-profiling campaign, she fees, prospers on an lack of knowledge of policing and a willful blindness to the demographics of crime. In cautious stories from manhattan and different significant towns around the nation, Ms. Mac Donald investigates the workings of the police, the talk over racial profiling, and the anti-profiling lobby's damaging results on black american citizens. The aid in city crime, one of many nation's sign coverage successes of the Nineteen Nineties, has benefited black groups much more dramatically than white neighborhoods, she indicates. via policing internal towns actively after lengthy forget, police officers have allowed company and civil society to flourish there once again. yet assaults on police, centering on fake fees of police racism and racial profiling, and spearheaded by means of activists, the click, or even the Justice division, have slowed the good fortune and threaten to opposite it. Ms. Mac Donald appears on the truth at the back of the allegations and writes in regards to the black law enforcement officials you by no means heard approximately, the clicking insurance of policing, and policing options around the nation. Her iconoclastic findings demolish the present anti-cop orthodoxy.

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