policing

The network structure of police misconduct

Conventional explanations of police misconduct generally adopt a micro-level focus on deviant officers or a macro-level focus on the top-down organization of police departments. Between these levels are social networks of misconduct. This study …

Procedural justice training reduces police misconduct and use of force

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 one-day …