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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: August 2019

10 - How Fear Shapes Policing in the US

from Part III - The Law of Policing

Summary

Since 2014, and the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri1 and Eric Garner in Staten Island, New York2 – both unarmed black men who died at the hands of police officers – the public has focused increasingly on police use of force against civilians, but especially against unarmed black men.