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The End of Policing, Alex Vitale

Alex Vitale is Professor of Sociology and coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College. Vitale’s book The End of Policing, is an accessible study of police history as an imperial tool for social control that continues to exacerbate class and racial tensions. Vitale also goes deep into the shortcomings of reform and in contrast, deepens the conversations around meaningful alternatives to ultimately ask the people to consider the end of policing.

Featuring:  

Alex Vitale, Professor of Sociology, coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College, and author of The End of Policing.

Credits:

Host: R.J. Lozada

Producers: Della Duncan, Robert Raymond

R.J. Lozada, Monica Lopez, Anita Johnson, Marie Choi

Executive Director: Lisa Rudman

Web Editor and Audience Engagement Director: Sabine Blazin

Development Associate: Vera Tykulsker

Special to Della Duncan and Robert Raymond of Upstream.

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