Race, Law and School Policing
Over the past few decades, policing has emerged as a common institutional feature of U.S. public schools. This article discusses how the presence of school police officers shape the experiences of Black students in predominantly white schools. This Article leverages original school police records data and interviews with Black students in Los Angeles to show, empirically, that school policing is responsible for producing high rates of arrest and tactics that weaponize stereotypes and prejudices.
Moderated by Kenneth D. Freundlich, Freundlich Law