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

As an MA student in 2014, I watched protesters advocate for police reform to address racial/ethnic disparities after the death of Michael Brown at the hands of the police in Ferguson, Missouri.

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 …