TITLE

The Policeman's Lot

PUB. DATE
December 1977
SOURCE
National Review;12/23/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 50, p1477
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues related to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling according to which, policemen may force persons stopped for routine traffic violations to get out of their cars. The Supreme Court's ruling may not serve its stated purpose, that is, to reduce the number of policemen who are shot by drivers they have stopped. The new ruling would do nothing for the policemen who are shot before they have even left their patrol cars. The Court's ruling is more likely to be imposed on ethnic minorities and young people than on middle-aged white Americans.
ACCESSION #
6056739

 

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