Police Violence: Article Analysis

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Emesowum (2017) article entitled "Identifying Cities or Countries at Risk for Police Violence" analyzed how we can mathematically calculate the risk of police violence within cities and countries (p. 269). Emesowum (2017) also described the history of policing as it was first established in England around 1797 as a volunteer watch system to prevent attackers and robbers from hassling merchants (p. 270). The United States later incorporated the volunteer watch system into two different periods. The first phase occurred during the colonial era in which the volunteer watch served as informal police to keep Native Americans and unwanted colonist out of the country. While, the second phase took place in the South region where modern police developed
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