Are Police Brutality and Mass Incarceration Issues that were 'Made in the U.S.A.'?

Are police brutality and mass incarceration issues that were made in the U.S.A.?

As issues of police violence and prison over-crowding continue to hold the nation’s attention, Dr. Gary Potter, a professor in the EKU College of Justice & Safety explores underlying factors he believes contributed. Have political, economic, socioeconomic and cultural issues in America’s past led us to a time in history when our criminal justice system should be re-examined? Poverty, homelessness and unemployment can play significant roles as can policing strategy and even the evolution of our understanding of criminal activity.  Learn more.  

Published on April 07, 2015