Category: Criminology

Excerpt from Evaluating Police Uses of Force

Excerpt from Evaluating Police Uses of Force

Read an excerpt from a new book by Seth W. Stoughton, Jeffrey J. Noble and Geoffrey P. Alpert that provides a critical understanding and evaluation of police tactics and the use of force.

An Ambiguous Apology from Michael Bloomberg Might Perpetuate Misunderstanding of Stop-and-Frisk

An Ambiguous Apology from Michael Bloomberg Might Perpetuate Misunderstanding of Stop-and-Frisk

—Michael D. White and Henry F. Fradella
Widespread use of SQF as a crime control strategy not only led to violations of citizens’ constitutional rights, but also strained police-community relationships, damaged police legitimacy, and generated significant emotional, psychological, and physical consequences to citizens, especially those of racial or ethnic minority backgrounds