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Excessive use of force a mother"s continuing fight against police misconduct by Loretta P. Prater

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wrongful death,
  • Mothers and sons,
  • Discrimination in law enforcement,
  • Family relationships,
  • African American men,
  • Police brutality

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-256) and index.

StatementLoretta P. Prater
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV8141 .P72 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 269 pages
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26951319M
ISBN 101538108003
ISBN 109781538108000
LC Control Number2017031630
OCLC/WorldCa992226548

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