Policing the Media: Street Cops and Public Perceptions of Law Enforcement

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Policing the Media is an investigation into one of the paradoxes of the mass media age. Issues, events, and people that we see most on our television screens are often those that we understand the least. David Perlmutter examined this issue as it relates to one of the most frequently portrayed groups of people on television: police officers. Policing the Media is a report on the ethnography of a police department, derived from the author's experience riding on patrol with officers and joining the department as a reserve ...

Policing the Media: Street Cops and Public Perceptions of Law Enforcement 2000, Sage Publications, Inc, Thousand Oaks

ISBN-13: 9780761911043

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Policing the Media: Street Cops and Public Perceptions of Law Enforcement 2000, Sage Publications, Inc, Thousand Oaks

ISBN-13: 9780761911050

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