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Paul F. Clark

Paul F. Clark

Paul F. Clark is Professor and Director, School of Labor and Employment Relations at Penn State University.

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Why police unions are not part of the American labor movement

By: - August 29, 2020

In the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, news reports have suggested that police unions bear some of the responsibility for the violence perpetrated against African Americans. Critics have assailed these unions for protecting officers who have abused their authority. Derek Chauvin, the former police officer facing second-degree […]