field experiment

Procedural justice training reduces police use of force and complaints against officers

Existing research shows that distrust of the police is widespread and consequential for public safety. However, there is a shortage of interventions that demonstrably reduce negative police interactions with the communities they serve. A training …

Reducing gunshot victimization in high-risk social networks through direct and spillover effects

More than 60,000 people are victimized by gun violence each year in the United States. A large share of victims cluster in bounded and identifiable social networks. Despite a growing number of violence reduction programs that implicitly or explicitly …