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By Janet B. L. Chan

Police tradition is usually regarded as either a reason behind police deviance and a drawback for police reform. during this learn of police racism and police reform in Australia, Janet Chan offers a serious overview of police initiative according to the matter of policeSHminorities family members. The e-book examines the dynamics of switch and resistance inside a firm and captures the complexity and unpredictability of the swap technique. It questions the application of the normal perception of police tradition and proposes a brand new framework for knowing the interrelationships one of the structural stipulations of police paintings, police cultural wisdom, and police perform. A hugely unique and important contribution to policing experiences and experiences of organizational reform, the e-book is either empirically wealthy and theoretically trained.

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The assumptions held by police were that NESB youth were * trouble makers' and that they 'constitute themselves as gangs'(NSWEAC 1992: Section 2B4). Regular stereotyping by sections of the New South Wales population of Aborigines as a 'problem' has been documented by Cunneen and Robb (1987). Aboriginal people have been blamed for various forms of social disorder. It is therefore not surprising that police officers form similar associations between Aborigines and criminality. Some of this was evident from the the racist language and remarks used against Aborigines in Cop It Sweet.

The Aboriginal Legal Service saw Operation Sue as an 'intimidatory offensive against the Redfern Aboriginal community' and 'a racist operation ... 22). Although police denied this intention, the Ombudsman observed that 'there was so little attention paid to the detail of the operation and the intelligence on which individuals were targeted ... 22). The Inquiry into Racist Violence did not receive many complaints about police abuse or violence against other ethnic minorities. However, the survey of community organisations conducted by the NSW Ethnic Affairs Commission did reveal concerns about 'occasional physical abuse by police, victimisation by police through the selective use of police powers, police brutality whilst youth are being detained or questioned by police' (NSWEAC 1992).

Where police forces in these countries have been associated with oppressive political regimes or arbitrary use of state powers, immigrants tend to avoid dealing with police or become hostile or anxious when questioned by police. Some even attempt to escape when confronted by police (Wilson and Storey 1991). Minorities' reluctance to report crime or cooperate with police investigations is partly a reflection of this distrust of police, and partly the fear of recrimination from offenders, especially those from the same ethnic community.

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