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The war on cops : how the new attack on law and order makes everyone less safe / Heather Mac Donald.

By: Mac Donald, Heather [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York ; Encounter Books , 2017Edition: First paperback edition.Description: x, 242 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781594039683; 1594039682.Subject(s): Police -- United States | Police-community relations -- United States | Crime prevention -- United States | Crime prevention | Police | Police-community relations | United StatesDDC classification: 363.20973 LOC classification: HV8139 | .M34 2017
Contents:
Pt. I. Burning cities and the Ferguson effect. Obama's Ferguson sellout -- Ferguson's unasked questions -- Finding meaning in Ferguson -- Justice is blind -- De-policing New York -- The big lie of the anti-cop left turns lethal -- Baltimore in flames -- The riot show! -- The new nationwide crime wave -- Explaining away the new crime wave -- America's legal order begins to fray -- The Ferguson effect is real -- Black and unarmed: behind the numbers -- Pt. II. Handcuffing the cops. Targeting the police -- Courts v. cops -- The great stop-and-frisk fraud -- Pt. III. The truth about crime. Chicago's real crime story -- Running with the predators -- Pt. IV. Incarceration and its critics. Is the criminal justice system racist? -- The jail inferno -- California's prison-litigation nightmare -- The decriminalization delusion.
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Includes index.

Pt. I. Burning cities and the Ferguson effect. Obama's Ferguson sellout -- Ferguson's unasked questions -- Finding meaning in Ferguson -- Justice is blind -- De-policing New York -- The big lie of the anti-cop left turns lethal -- Baltimore in flames -- The riot show! -- The new nationwide crime wave -- Explaining away the new crime wave -- America's legal order begins to fray -- The Ferguson effect is real -- Black and unarmed: behind the numbers -- Pt. II. Handcuffing the cops. Targeting the police -- Courts v. cops -- The great stop-and-frisk fraud -- Pt. III. The truth about crime. Chicago's real crime story -- Running with the predators -- Pt. IV. Incarceration and its critics. Is the criminal justice system racist? -- The jail inferno -- California's prison-litigation nightmare -- The decriminalization delusion.

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Heather Mac Donald is an American political commentator, journalist and writer. She was born in California on November 23, 1956. She received her B.A. in English from Yale University, graduating with a Mellon Fellowship to Cambridge University, where she earned her M.A. in English and studied in Italy through a Clare College study grant. Her J.D. is from Stanford University Law School. She has worked as a non-practicing lawyer for Honorable Stephen Reinhardt, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, has been an attorney-adviser in the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and a volunteer with the Natural Resources Defense Council in New York City. Her awards include the Civilian Valor Award (2004) from New Jersey State Law Enforcement Officers Association; the 2008 Integrity in Journalism award from the New York State Shields; the 2008 Eugene Katz Award for Excellence in the Coverage of Immigration from the Center for Immigration Studies; and the 2008 Eugene Katz Award for Excellence in the Coverage of Immigration from the Center for Immigration Studies and the 2012 Quill & Badge Award for Excellence in Communication from the International Union of Police Associations. Her writings have also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times, The New Republic, Partisan Review, and other leading publications. She is the author of the bestseller The War on Cops: How the New Attack on Law and Order Makes Everyone Less Safe. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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