Geography of Punishment

Geography of Punishment

Streaming Video - 2015
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Crime rates of previous decades continue to have a large impact on how the criminal justice system functions today. Proactive policing strategies such as "drug-free zone" laws and "stop-and frisk" were implemented with the best of intentions, but critics say they are not working, and are in fact causing more hardship - for the community and the state's taxpayers - filling up prisons and infringing on civil rights. What can be done to repair the public's trust in the system? Are proactive policing strategies like "stop-and-frisk" working? The System looks at how where you live can determine your fate with the police.
Publisher: ©2015
New York, N.Y. :, Distributed by Films Media Group,, 2017
[Place of publication not identified] :, Al Jazeera America (Television network),, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (47 min., 16 sec.)) :,sound, color
video file, rda

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