Our Times 3

Carol Schick

  • Racialized Policing

    Although tense and hostile relations between law enforcement agencies and inner-city populations cannot be denied, Comack’s project is not about trashing the police or “proving” the existence of racial profiling. She points out that while the work of the police is to maintain order, it is a very particular type of social order — one that has already been organized and sanctioned in the larger society.

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