Are Cops Racist? by Heather MacDonald

By Heather MacDonald

fake fees of racial profiling threaten to obliterate the crime-fighting profits of the decade, in particular in America's internal towns. this is often the message of Heather Mac Donald's new publication, during which she brings her distinctive model of difficult and sincere journalism to the present battle opposed to the police. The anti-profiling campaign, she fees, flourishes on an lack of awareness of policing and a willful blindness to the demographics of crime. In cautious stories from ny and different significant towns around the kingdom, Ms. Mac Donald investigates the workings of the police, the debate over racial profiling, and the anti-profiling lobby's destructive results on black americans. The aid in city crime, one of many nation's sign coverage successes of the Nineties, has benefited black groups much more dramatically than white neighborhoods, she indicates. by means of policing internal towns actively after lengthy overlook, police officers have allowed enterprise and civil society to flourish there once again. yet assaults on police, centering on fake fees of police racism and racial profiling, and spearheaded through activists, the click, or even the Justice division, have slowed the good fortune and threaten to opposite it. Ms. Mac Donald appears to be like on the fact in the back of the allegations and writes concerning the black police officers you by no means heard approximately, the clicking insurance of policing, and policing ideas around the kingdom. Her iconoclastic findings demolish the existing anti-cop orthodoxy.

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