Organizations to Contact
The editors have compiled the following list of organizations concerned with the issues debated in this book. The descriptions are derived from materials provided by the organizations. All have publications or information available for interested readers. The list was compiled on the date of publication of the present volume; the information provided here may change. Be aware that many organizations take several weeks or longer to respond to inquiries, so allow as much time as possible.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
132 W. 43rd St., New York, NY 10036 (212) 944-9800 • fax:
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org • website: http://www.aclu.org
The ACLU is a national organization that works to defend Americans’ civil rights guaranteed in the U.S. Constitution. Among other services, the ACLU provides legal assistance to victims of police abuse. The ACLU publishes Fighting Police Abuse: A Community Action Manual as well as the semiannual newsletter Civil Liberties Alert.
Amnesty International (AI)
322 Eighth Ave., New York, NY 10001
e-mail: email@example.com websites: http://www.amnesty.org • http://www.amnesty-usa.org
Amnesty International is a worldwide campaigning movement that works to promote human rights and opposes cruel treatment of prisoners. Its 1996 report Police Brutality and Excessive Force in the New York City...
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