Events and Resources

The Future of Policing in America: Towards a Nonviolent Approach to Community Policing.
A panel discussion organized in conjunction with Gallery Bergen’s virtual exhibition, “BLM@BCC: Photographs from the Life of Protest.” (https://blmatbcc.com) Panel participants: Dr. Akinyele Umoja, Professor of African American Studies, Georgia State University and cofounder of the New Afrikan Peoples Organization and Malcolm X Grassroots Movement. Commissioner Jiles H. Ship, NJ Police Training Commission, President, NJ Chapter of NOBLE (National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.) Professor Maureen Ellis-Davis, Sociology Department, Bergen Community College. Professor Richard Kuiters, Department Chairman, Criminal Justice Program, Bergen Community College. Tim Blunk, Director, Gallery Bergen. This panel aired live on February 24, 2021 on Facebook Live and YouTube.

Our Virtual Opening Program aired February 17, 7:00 p.m. on YouTube and Facebook Live.

Available at the Sidney Silverman Library Curated by Dr. Katherine McGivern.

Electronic materials available for check-out:

Alexander, M., & West, C. (2020). The new Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness (Tenth anniversary). New Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1130906008

Baldwin, J., Grellety Rémi, & Peck Hébert. (2017). I am not your negro. Kanopy Streaming. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/993156309

Blee, K. M. (2002). Inside organized racism: Women in the hate movement. University of California Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/55891230

Buccola, N. (2019). The fire is upon us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the debate over race in America. Princeton University Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1109390833

Burns, S., & McMahon, D. (2014). The central park five. Kanopy Streaming. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/953674718

Castaneda, L. W., Ridgeway, G., Rand Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment (Organization), & United States. Department of Justice. Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. (2010). Today’s police and sheriff recruits: Insights from the newest members of America’s law enforcement community (Ser. Rand corporation monograph series). RAND. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/686707178

Cooper, B. C. (2018). Eloquent rage: A black feminist discovers her superpower (First). St. Martin’s Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1023862478

Davis, A. Y. (2003). Are prisons obsolete? (Ser. Open media book). Seven Stories Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1085905527

DiAngelo, R. J., & Dyson, M. E. (2018). White fragility: Why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism. Beacon Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1022075638

Edwards, S. B., & Harris, D. (2016). Black lives matter (Ser. Special reports). Essential Library. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/927402765

Espejo, R. (2014). Community policing (Ser. Opposing viewpoints). Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/862962279

Harris, D. (2018). Black lives matter (Ser. Protest movements). Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1030581861

Jackson, B. A., & National Institute of Justice (U.S.). (2015). Fostering innovation in community and institutional corrections: Identifying high-priority technology and other needs for the U.S. corrections sector (Ser. Priority criminal justice needs initiative). Rand Corporation. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/904209230

Kendi, I. X. (2019). How to be an antiracist. One World. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1035797624

Khan-Cullors, P., Bandele, A., & Davis, A. Y. (2018). When they call you a terrorist: A Black Lives Matter memoir (First). St. Martin’s Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/983517220

Kocak, D. (2018). Rethinking community policing in international police reform: Examples from asia (Ser. Ssr paper, 17). Ubiquity Press. https://doi.org/10.5334/bcb. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1059464518

Ogbar, J. O. G. (2019). Black power: Radical politics and African American identity (Updated). Johns Hopkins University Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1083458380

Ortiz, P. (2018). An African American and Latinx history of the United States (Ser. Revisioning american history series). Beacon Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1002664667

Peak, K. J. (Ed.). (2013). Encyclopedia of community policing and problem solving. SAGE Publications. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/855731847

Perry, W. L. (2013). Predictive policing: The role of crime forecasting in law enforcement operations. RAND. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/858914485

Roleff, T. L. (2000). Crime and criminals (Ser. Opposing viewpoints series). Greenhaven Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/607419193

Rothstein, R. (2017). The color of law: A forgotten history of how our government segregated America (First). Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/959808903

Saad, L. F., & DiAngelo, R. J. (2020). Me and white supremacy: Combat racism, change the world, and become a good ancestor (Updated and expanded). Sourcebooks. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1128412296.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2010). Handbook on effective police responses to violence against women (Ser. Criminal justice handbook series). United Nations. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/794270423

Wilkerson, I. (2020). Caste: The origins of our discontents (First). Random House. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1147928120

Worden, R. E., & McLean, S. J. (2017). Mirage of police reform: Procedural justice and police legitimacy. University of California Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/987000161


Books (available for curbside pick-up):

Barkun, M., & Mazal Holocaust Collection. (1997). Religion and the racist right: the origins of the Christian identity movement (Rev.). University of North Carolina Press.

Blum, L. A. (2002). I’m not a racist, but–: The moral quandary of race. Cornell University Press.

Brinson, J. A. (2014). Racialized schools: Understanding and addressing racism in schools (First). Routledge.

Feagin, J. R. (2000). Racist America: roots, current realities, and future reparations. Routledge.

Fitzgerald, T. J. (2000). Police in society (Ser. The reference shelf, v. 72, no. 2). H.W. Wilson.

Gerdes, L. I. (2004). Police brutality (Ser. Current controversies). Greenhaven Press.

Harris, D. A. (2005). Good cops: The case for preventive policing. New Press.

Herbert, S. K. (2006). Citizens, cops, and power: Recognizing the limits of community. University of Chicago Press.

Hillstrom, L. C. (2018). Black lives matter: From a moment to a movement. Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC.

hooks, bell. (1995). Killing rage: ending racism (First). Henry Holt and Company.

Kendi, I. X. (2016). Stamped from the beginning: the definitive history of racist ideas in America. Nation Books.

Langer, E. (2003). A hundred little Hitlers: The death of a black man, the trial of a white racist, and the rise of the neo-Nazi movement in America (1st ed.). Metropolitan Books.

Lebron, C. J. (2017). The making of Black Lives Matter: A brief history of an idea. Oxford University Press.

Leo, R. A. (2008). Police interrogation and American justice. Harvard University Press.

Mac Donald, H. (2003). Are cops racist? Ivan R. Dee.

Medina, T., Robinson, S., Jennings, J., & Stevenson, B. (2017). I am Alphonso Jones (First). Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books.

Nel, P. (2017). Was the cat in the hat black? The hidden racism of children’s literature, and the need for diverse books. Oxford University Press.

Oluo, I. (2018). So you want to talk about race (First). Seal Press.

Pattillo, M. E. (1999). Black picket fences: Privilege and peril among the black middle class. University of Chicago Press.

Perlmutter, D. D. (2000). Policing the media: Street cops and public perceptions of law enforcement. Sage Publications.

Rahtz, H. (2001). Community policing: A handbook for beat cops and supervisors. Criminal Justice Press.

Ransby, B. (2018). Making all black lives matter: Reimagining freedom in the twenty-first century (Ser. American studies now: critical histories of the present, 6). University of California Press.

Stamper, N. (2016). To protect and serve: How to fix America’s police. Nation Books.

Thurman, Q., & Zhao, J. (2004). Contemporary policing: controversies, Challenges, and solutions: an anthology. Roxbury Pub.

Toch, H., Bailey, F. Y., & Floss, M. (2002). Stress in policing (1st ed.). American Psychological Association.

Wadman, R. C., & Allison, W. T. (2004). To protect and to serve: A history of police in America. Prentice Hall.

Weitzer, R. J., & Tuch, S. A. (2006). Race and policing in America: Conflict and reform (Ser. Cambridge studies in criminology). Cambridge University Press.


Full list of library resources:

Alexander, M., & West, C. (2020). The new Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness (Tenth anniversary). New Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1130906008

Baldwin, J., Grellety Rémi, & Peck Hébert. (2017). I am not your negro. Kanopy Streaming. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/993156309

Barkun, M., & Mazal Holocaust Collection. (1997). Religion and the racist right: the origins of the Christian identity movement (Rev.). University of North Carolina Press.

Blee, K. M. (2002). Inside organized racism: Women in the hate movement. University of California Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/55891230

Blum, L. A. (2002). I’m not a racist, but–: The moral quandary of race. Cornell University Press.

Brinson, J. A. (2014). Racialized schools: Understanding and addressing racism in schools (First). Routledge.

Buccola, N. (2019). The fire is upon us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the debate over race in America. Princeton University Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1109390833

Burns, S., & McMahon, D. (2014). The central park five. Kanopy Streaming. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/953674718

Castaneda, L. W., Ridgeway, G., Rand Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment (Organization), & United States. Department of Justice. Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. (2010). Today’s police and sheriff recruits: Insights from the newest members of America’s law enforcement community (Ser. Rand corporation monograph series). RAND. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/686707178

Cooper, B. C. (2018). Eloquent rage: A black feminist discovers her superpower (First). St. Martin’s Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1023862478

Davis, A. Y. (2003). Are prisons obsolete? (Ser. Open media book). Seven Stories Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1085905527

DiAngelo, R. J., & Dyson, M. E. (2018). White fragility: Why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism. Beacon Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1022075638

Edwards, S. B., & Harris, D. (2016). Black lives matter (Ser. Special reports). Essential Library. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/927402765

Espejo, R. (2014). Community policing (Ser. Opposing viewpoints). Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/862962279

Feagin, J. R. (2000). Racist America: roots, current realities, and future reparations. Routledge.

Fitzgerald, T. J. (2000). Police in society (Ser. The reference shelf, v. 72, no. 2). H.W. Wilson.

Gerdes, L. I. (2004). Police brutality (Ser. Current controversies). Greenhaven Press.

Harris, D. (2018). Black lives matter (Ser. Protest movements). Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1030581861

Harris, D. A. (2005). Good cops: The case for preventive policing. New Press.

Herbert, S. K. (2006). Citizens, cops, and power: Recognizing the limits of community. University of Chicago Press.

Hillstrom, L. C. (2018). Black lives matter: From a moment to a movement. Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC.

hooks, bell. (1995). Killing rage: ending racism (First). Henry Holt and Company.

Jackson, B. A., & National Institute of Justice (U.S.). (2015). Fostering innovation in community and institutional corrections: Identifying high-priority technology and other needs for the U.S. corrections sector (Ser. Priority criminal justice needs initiative). Rand Corporation. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/904209230

Kendi, I. X. (2016). Stamped from the beginning: the definitive history of racist ideas in America. Nation Books.

Kendi, I. X. (2019). How to be an antiracist. One World. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1035797624

Khan-Cullors, P., Bandele, A., & Davis, A. Y. (2018). When they call you a terrorist: A Black Lives Matter memoir (First). St. Martin’s Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/983517220

Kocak, D. (2018). Rethinking community policing in international police reform: Examples from asia (Ser. Ssr paper, 17). Ubiquity Press. https://doi.org/10.5334/bcb. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1059464518

Langer, E. (2003). A hundred little Hitlers: The death of a black man, the trial of a white racist, and the rise of the neo-Nazi movement in America (1st ed.). Metropolitan Books.

Lebron, C. J. (2017). The making of Black Lives Matter: A brief history of an idea. Oxford University Press.

Leo, R. A. (2008). Police interrogation and American justice. Harvard University Press.

Mac Donald, H. (2003). Are cops racist? Ivan R. Dee.

Medina, T., Robinson, S., Jennings, J., & Stevenson, B. (2017). I am Alphonso Jones (First). Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books.

Nel, P. (2017). Was the cat in the hat black? The hidden racism of children’s literature, and the need for diverse books. Oxford University Press.

Ogbar, J. O. G. (2019). Black power: Radical politics and African American identity (Updated). Johns Hopkins University Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1083458380

Oluo, I. (2018). So you want to talk about race (First). Seal Press.

Ortiz, P. (2018). An African American and Latinx history of the United States (Ser. Revisioning american history series). Beacon Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1002664667

Pattillo, M. E. (1999). Black picket fences: Privilege and peril among the black middle class. University of Chicago Press.

Peak, K. J. (Ed.). (2013). Encyclopedia of community policing and problem solving. SAGE Publications. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/855731847

Perlmutter, D. D. (2000). Policing the media: Street cops and public perceptions of law enforcement. Sage Publications.

Perry, W. L. (2013). Predictive policing: The role of crime forecasting in law enforcement operations. RAND. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/858914485

Rahtz, H. (2001). Community policing: A handbook for beat cops and supervisors. Criminal Justice Press.

Ransby, B. (2018). Making all black lives matter: Reimagining freedom in the twenty-first century (Ser. American studies now: critical histories of the present, 6). University of California Press.

Roleff, T. L. (2000). Crime and criminals (Ser. Opposing viewpoints series). Greenhaven Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/607419193

Rothstein, R. (2017). The color of law: A forgotten history of how our government segregated America (First). Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/959808903

Saad, L. F., & DiAngelo, R. J. (2020). Me and white supremacy: Combat racism, change the world, and become a good ancestor (Updated and expanded). Sourcebooks. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1128412296.

Stamper, N. (2016). To protect and serve: How to fix America’s police. Nation Books.

Thurman, Q., & Zhao, J. (2004). Contemporary policing: controversies, Challenges, and solutions: an anthology. Roxbury Pub.

Toch, H., Bailey, F. Y., & Floss, M. (2002). Stress in policing (1st ed.). American Psychological Association.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2010). Handbook on effective police responses to violence against women (Ser. Criminal justice handbook series). United Nations. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/794270423

Wadman, R. C., & Allison, W. T. (2004). To protect and to serve: A history of police in America. Prentice Hall.

Weitzer, R. J., & Tuch, S. A. (2006). Race and policing in America: Conflict and reform (Ser. Cambridge studies in criminology). Cambridge University Press.

Wilkerson, I. (2020). Caste: The origins of our discontents (First). Random House. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1147928120

Worden, R. E., & McLean, S. J. (2017). Mirage of police reform: Procedural justice and police legitimacy. University of California Press. https://bergencc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/987000161