English 001 A (Tenn): There Are No Children Here: Topic E

Problems between police and poor urban communities (can include disputed detentions, police use of force, racial profiling, trust issues - if you can't find resources specifically on late 80's/chicago, go broader)

Good article in Academic Search Premier:

Foreword: Race, Vaguness, and the Social Meaning of Order-Maintenance Policing

Roberts, Dorothy E.
Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology; Spring99, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p775-775, 33p, 2 Charts



Example Search Terms:

(For truncation examples below, use $ instead of * if searching the Library Catalog)

racial profiling

race discrimination

police brutality

police corruption

discrimination in law enforcement

racial profiling in law enforcement

youth or teen*


anti-gang ordinance*