Mall Cops Protecting Us, But Don't Write Things Down or Walk "Nervously"

Abby Zimet

Since 9/11, private security forces have increasingly taken on the role of counter-terrorism at the malls of America - and at Minnesota's massive Mall of America - albeit with minimal training and even less skill. The results, especially for brown-skinned people, are less than encouraging.

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