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Institute of Criminology


US policing is very heterogeneous, with 18,000 autonomous local departments, most of them small and poorly trained. Some are wonderful, many are racist, all are concerned with being respected. Most officers never do anything close to horrible. A few do, and predictably so. Which should we prefer: “pre-crime” for police dismissals before they kill citizens, or a more radical abolition of current police forces in favour of a highly educated professional body?

webinar poster 5 June 2020

Friday, 5 June, 2020 - 15:00 to 17:00
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