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By Skolnick Fyfe

The now-famous videotape of the thrashing of Rodney King triggered a countrywide outcry opposed to police violence. Skolnick and Fyfe, of the nation's best specialists on legislations enforcement, use the incident to introduce a revealing ancient research of such violence and the level of its survival in legislation enforcement today.

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