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Criticizing the police, from the very beginning

May 22, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: history, journalism, writers.

Criticizing the police and their methods — and defending them — has never been out of fashion. It’s been part of the social fabric since the Metropolitan Police Force was officially organized in London in 1829 by Sr. Robert Peel. In America, the criticisms often involve race. In Great Britain of the 19th century, the • Read More »

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