2

Does Procedural Justice Reduce the Harmful Effects of Perceived Ineffectiveness on Police Legitimacy?

**Objectives**: Judgments about police procedural fairness consistently have a stronger influence on how the public ascribes legitimacy to the police than evaluations of police effectiveness. What remains largely underexplored, however, is the …

Dr. Hashimi: Officer Networks and Firearm Behaviors: Assessing the Social Transmission of Weapon-Use

A brief rundown of Dr. Hashimi's forthcoming JQC paper.

Dr. Huff: Can body-worn cameras eliminate differences in arrest and use of force in minority neighborhoods?

A brief rundown of Dr. Huff's forthcoming CPP paper.

Elevated Police Turnover following the Summer of George Floyd Protests: A Synthetic Control Study

**Research summary**: Several of the largest U.S. police departments reported a sharp increase in officer resignations following massive public protests directed at policing in the summer of 2020. Yet, to date, no study has rigorously assessed the …

Factors associated with police shooting mortality: A focus on race and a plea for more comprehensive data

We quantify fatal and nonfatal police shootings in 4 states and show that conditional on being shot, Black victims in this sample were less likely to die.

Sibling transmission of gang involvement

**Objectives**: The processes driving gang entry and disengagement are central to classic and contemporary criminological research on gang involvement. Yet, the role of delinquent peer friendship networks in contouring gang membership has driven much …

What does the public want police to do during pandemics? A national experiment

**Research Summary**: We administered a survey experiment to a national sample of 1068 U.S. adults in April 2020 to determine the factors that shape support for various policing tactics in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Respondents were sharply …

Understanding police decisions to arrest: The impact of situational, officer, and neighborhood characteristics on police discretion

**Purpose**: Promote the use of multilevel modeling to refine theories of police discretion. Specifically, examine the simultaneous influence of situational factors, responding officers, and neighborhood context on arrests guided by a …

The influence of defendant race/ethnicity and police body-worn cameras on misdemeanor traffic case processing

The current study evaluates the impact of defendant race/ethnicity and police body-worn cameras (BWCs) on dismissals and guilty pleas in traffic violations. Despite the frequency of traffic violations and the potential for racial/ethnic bias in these …

The Promise of a Network Approach for Policing Research

Considerable attention has been devoted to understanding police socialization and the resulting culture, yet only recently have scholars turned to a network approach to understand the social relationships between officers. We extend these efforts …