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Do Police Officers in the USA Protect and Serve All Citizens Equally?

Department of Political Science, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
Soc. Sci. 2018, 7(10), 190; https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci7100190
Received: 2 September 2018 / Revised: 26 September 2018 / Accepted: 8 October 2018 / Published: 9 October 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Race/Ethnicity, Crime and Social Control)
Survey research has clarified the extent to which racial minorities and majority white Americans disagree about whether police should be trusted. Racial minorities are generally far more suspicious of the police officers who serve their communities. Other forms of evidence would appear to corroborate the views of minority citizens in the USA. This requires scholars and others interested in policing to think about reforms that may create a fairer system of law enforcement. View Full-Text
Keywords: policing; minorities policing; minorities
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