Police community relations
Perceptions of Service Recipients from the Street Level. A Response to LaFrance and Lees "Sheriffs and Police Chiefs Differential Perceptions of the Residents. They Serve An Exploration and Preliminary Rationale
"Experience of the Expected?" Race and Ethnicity Differences in the Effects of Police Contact on Youth
Re-examining the Normative, Expressive, and Instrumental Models: How Do Feelings of Insecurity Condition the Willingness To Cooperate With Police in Different Contexts?
Police Legitimacy and Resident Cooperation in Crime Hotspots Effects of Victimization Risk and Collective Efficacy
The Effects of Body-worn Cameras on Police Activity and Police-Citizen Encounter: A Randomized Controlled Trial
NIJ Innovations in Measuring Community Perceptions Challenge Winner: Policing Accountability and Policy Evaluation Research Lab
The Effects of Hot Spot Policing on Community Experiences and Perceptions in a Time of COVID-19 and Calls for Police Reform
De-escalation Training: What Works, Implementation Lessons, and Taking It to Scale; Plenary at the 2023 NIJ Research Conference
Police use of force, while infrequently used, is a tremendous concern to public safety in the United States when officers employ it excessively or inappropriately, causing injury or death and eroding public trust in law enforcement. This plenary from the 2023 NIJ Research Conference describes the Integrating, Communications, Assessment, and Tactics (ICAT) de-escalation training program developed by the Police Executive Research Forum to guide officers in defusing critical incidents.
Embodying Evidence to Action: Tracking the Impact of Three Key NIJ Research Investments; Opening Plenary of the 2023 NIJ Research Conference
This plenary featured three significant areas of NIJ research investment that have had a tremendous impact on both the research community and the field of practice: advances in forensic DNA, police body armor standards, and place-based analyses of public safety. Each topic was explored by a collection of people representing the researcher, practitioner, policymaker, and advocacy perspectives, exploring how evidence generation resulted in changes that improved public safety and yielded more equitable criminal justice outcomes.