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Our enemies in blue

Kristian Williams

Our enemies in blue

police and power in America

by Kristian Williams

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Published by Soft Skull Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West in Brooklyn, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Police -- United States,
  • Police brutality -- United States,
  • Police misconduct -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-364) and index.

    Statementby Kristian Williams.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8138 .W615 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination385 p. :
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14441614M
    ISBN 101887128859
    LC Control Number2003005745
    OCLC/WorldCa51854718


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