Jonathan Scott Miller
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The Connection between Over- and Under-Policing
An article in New York Magazine discusses the making of a documentary film about "Grim Sleeper" serial killer Lonnie Franklin, Jr.
The end of this article is noteworthy, for it raises the issue of the connection between over- and under-policing. Apparently, a lot of black neighborhoods are victims of both; police are overly zealous when it comes to handing out revenue-generating tickets for speeding and other infractions, but insufficiently zealous in investigating murders of low-status members of the community.
crime and law enforcement
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