Race and Police Brutality: Roots of an Urban Dilemma

Police officers respond to a call in a minority neighborhood they may experience heightened anxiety of the unknown they are about to walk into. One the other hand, the minority members fear for the possible unfair treatment they may encounter from the police officer when they arrive at the scene of they are called. This study looks at these scenarios and the experiences individuals face in these police situations.


Shedd, Carla. 2009. “Race and police brutality: roots of an urban dilemma.” Choice Reviews Online 47(03).




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