Police brutality-answers to key questions

@article{Reiss1968PoliceBT,
  title={Police brutality-answers to key questions},
  author={Albert J. Reiss,},
  journal={Trans-action},
  year={1968},
  volume={5},
  pages={10-19}
}
  • A. Reiss,
  • Published 1 July 1968
  • Sociology
  • Trans-action

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