Above the Law

Police and the Excessive Use of Force

About The Book

The now-famous videotape of the beating of Rodney King precipitated a national outcry against police violence. Skolnick and Fyfe, two of the nation's top experts on law enforcement, use the incident to introduce a revealing historical analysis of such violence and the extent of its survival in law enforcement today.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Free Press (May 11, 2010)
  • Length: 336 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439118641

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