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By Peter Moskos
When Harvard-trained sociologist Peter Moskos left the study room to turn into a cop in Baltimore's jap District, he was once thrust deep into police tradition and the methods of the street--the nerve-rattling patrols, the thriving drug corners, and a global of poverty and violence that outsiders by no means see. In Cop within the Hood, Moskos unearths the truths he realized at the nighttime shift.
via Moskos's eyes, we see police academy graduates unprepared for the realities of the road, luck measured by way of variety of arrests, and the last word failure of the warfare on medications. as well as telling an explosive insider's tale of what it truly is wish to be a police officer, he makes a passionate argument for drug legalization because the in simple terms real looking solution to finish drug violence--and enable law enforcement officials once more shield and serve. In a brand new afterword, Moskos describes the numerous merits of foot patrol--or, as he calls it, "policing green."
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