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The Police and Excessive Use of Force

The Police and Excessive Use of Force 

Price: $41.27
S&L Price: $31.95
ISBN: 978-1-6782-0070-1
Format: Hardcover
Other titles in the Understanding the Black Lives Matter Movement series Go to eBook
Author: Philip Wolny
Publication Date: 2021
Number of Pages: 80
Dewey Code: 363.2/32
Lexile: 415-800
Interest Grade Level: 6-12
Reading Grade Level: 3-4

Hi-Lo YA nonfiction. Black Americans are disproportionately affected by police violence. One central part of the Black Lives Matter Movement calls for an end to this violence. The Police and Excessive Use of Force examines the history of policing in America, including the history of excessive force being used against Black Americans. It also discusses the proposed solutions that activists have brought forward.