Research Guide: Police Misconduct

Finding Articles

Police misconduct is a big topic. We suggest narrowing your focus to a specific aspect of the topic, such as police training or legal action. Here are some searches that can help you get started:

"police misconduct" AND "civil rights"
police AND violence
police AND training
police AND ethics
"police misconduct" AND deterrence




Background Information

The following books provide background information for beginning research on police misconduct.
Title Availability
They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement Floor 4, HV 7936. R 3 L 69 2016
Police Use of Violence: A Global Perspective Floor 4, HV 8069. P 65 2010
To Protect and Serve: How to Fix America's Police Floor 4, HV 8139. S 675 2016
Character and Cops: Ethics in Policing Floor 4, HV 7924. D 45 2011
Policing: Concepts, Strategies, and Current Issues in American Police Forces Floor 4, HV 8138. P 35 2005

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