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Policing the anticommunity: Race, deterritorialization, and labor market reorganization in South Los Angeles
(Law & Society Review, 2015)
Recent decades have seen the rise of both community partnerships and the carceral state. Community policing in Los Angeles arose after the 1992 uprisings and was built on two conceptual building blocks—the territorial ...
Defining "policeability": Cooperation, control, and resistance in South Los Angeles community police meetings
(Social Problems, 2014)
Community policing partnerships are built and maintained by community meetings wherein participants coproduce social order by identifying local problems and devising strategies for their reduction and resolution. Coproduction ...
Paradise lost: White flight, broken windows, and the construction of a criminogenic origin myth
(American Society of Criminology, 2014)
This presentation deconstructs narratives about crime, pointing to racist assumptions in narratives that are framed as colorblind. This presentation occurred at the meeting of the American Society of Criminology in San ...
The Forensic Identification of Marijuana: Suspicion, Moral Danger, and the Creation of Non-Psychoactive THC
(Albany Law Review, 2012)
American federal and state laws present marijuana as a dangerous substance requiring coercive control and forbid private citizens from possessing, selling, or growing it. The differences between marijuana and hemp--a similar ...
Policing the progressive city: The racialized geography of drug law enforcement
(Theoretical Criminology, 2013)
This article explores selective drug law enforcement practices in a single municipality, San Francisco, where racial disproportionality in drug arrest rates is among the highest in the United States. We situate this work ...
The "Territorial Imperative" and Problem Solving Partnerships: LAPD Defines Community
This presentation, delivered in 2013 for the American Society of Criminology, considers community-based policing and its use in Los Angeles, California. The presentation considers the effect of community-based policing on ...