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Policing And Minority Communities – Contemporary Issues and Global Perpspectives

 Author: James F. Albrecht, Garth den Heyer, Perry Stanislas  Publisher: © Springer Nature Switzerland AG  ISBN: 978-3-030-19182-5  Pages: 333  Language: English

The police have power, and they use it. The precise dimensions of their authority certainly vary from country to country, according to legal systems and forms of government, but exercising the coercive power of the state is a defining characteristic of the police institution.