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Police-on-Police Shootings and the Puzzle of Unconscious Racial Bias

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Professor Christopher Stone recently completed a study of police-on-police shootings as part of a task force he chaired in New York State. He reported on his findings and recommendations, exploring the role of race in policing decisions, methods to improve training and tactics to defuse police-on-police confrontations before they become fatal, and methods to improve the investigations of such shootings.

Read the report Reducing Inherent Danger: Report of the Task Force on Police-on-Police Shootings (pdf, 138 pages) from the New York State Task Force on Police-on-Police Shootings, chaired by Professor Stone.

Date Created: January 1, 2014