About Police Violence

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Air date: 
Mon, 12/28/2009 - 12:00am

 Why is violence such a feature of police work?  Kristian Williams is the author of two books on this topic, including Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America.  Williams examines the populations most often subjected to police abuse and the forms that abuse takes, delving into the role of police brutality in repressing political dissent and in preserving existing structures of inequality.  Here he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  On next week's Old Mole (Jan. 4), the conversation will continue, focusing on what police work would be like in a better world.  

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