Frontiers of Law, Political Science and Art

Democracy system for the meager few: How neighborhood governments enable cops to residents' detriment


Chan Wai Kuen

This article shows how political elites empower police officers at the expense of those they purport to serve. In the process, the actions of political elites and police officers serve to weaken democracy rather than strengthen it, thus undermining the widely promulgated ideal that the United States government is a government of the people, by the people and for the people.


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