"The Best Predictor of Future Behavior is ...": Examining the Impact of Past Police Misconduct on the Likelihood of Future Misconduct
Distinguishing Corruption in Law and Practice: Empirically Separating Conviction Charges From Underlying Behaviors
Focusing Anti-Corruption Efforts More Effectively: An Empirical Look at Offender MotivationPositive, Classical, Structural and Ethical Approaches
Cross-Sectional Analysis of Sleep-Promoting and Wake-Promoting Drug Use on Health, Fatigue-Related Error, and Near-Crashes in Police Officers
Distinguishing Corruption in Law and Practice: Empirically Separating Conviction Charges from Underlying Behaviors
Self-control and the Police Code of Silence: Examining the Unwillingness to Report Fellow Officers Misbehavior among a multi-agency sample of police recruits
A Handful of Unlawful Behaviors, Led by Fraud and Bribery, Account for Nearly All Public Corruption Convictions Since 1985
NIJ is seeking applications to conduct research on selected crime control and prevention topics. This is a directed solicitation that seeks proposals to examine topics relevant to State, local, and/or tribal criminal and juvenile justice policy and practice.
The specific focus area under this solicitation for FY 2011 is police integrity.
What does science tell us about case factors that can lead to a wrongful conviction? Dr. Jon Gould of American University will discuss the findings of the first large-scale empirical study that has identified ten statistically significant factors that distinguish a wrongful conviction from a "near miss." (A "near miss" is a case in which an innocent defendant was acquitted or had charges dismissed before trial). Following Dr. Gould's presentation, Mr. John R.
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.
Panelists debate the premise of a Harvard Executive Session working paper that suggests police organizations are striving for a "new" professionalism. Leaders are endeavoring for stricter standards of efficiency and conduct, while also increasing their legitimacy to the public and encouraging innovation. Is this new? Will this idea lead to prematurely discarding community policing as a guiding philosophy?