Derek Chauvin: Racist Cop or Product of a Racist Police Academy?

  title={Derek Chauvin: Racist Cop or Product of a Racist Police Academy?},
  author={Patrick Radebe},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={231 - 247}
  • P. Radebe
  • Published 23 December 2020
  • Law
  • Journal of Black Studies
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