New research on the consequences of police encounters among Black and white teens supports removing police presence from schools, say researchers.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~10 min
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Calls for help to domestic violence shelters have risen during the pandemic, as risk factors for the escalation of violence have gone up. It may be time to implement new strategies to help.
Dec. 4, 2020 • ~6 min
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It turns out liars and truth-tellers behave very differently when questioned.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~7 min
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Calculations now familiar from coronavirus coverage – cases per 100,000 people – applied to ethnicity and homicide victimisation in the UK for the first time.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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Black police officers face disciplinary measures for misconduct more often than white officers, even with the same number of allegations made against them.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~5 min
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New research connects police violence and worse mental health. Researchers argue that it's a public health problem in need of attention.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~5 min
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Police officers face dangerous situations every day, and many suffer trauma as a result.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~8 min
If you’re American – regardless of the color of your skin – racism structures how you think. Changing the system should change these implicit biases.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~10 min
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The massive increase in internet-connected devices will create an informal surveillance network that could be used to target protestors and activists.
July 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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