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Racial Profiling? A Multivariate Analysis of Police Traffic Stop Data
Despite the significance of racial profiling as an issue of national concern, little empirical research exists on whether police traffic stop practices disproportionately impact minority drivers.
Getting Huge, Getting Ripped: A Qualitative Exploration of Recreational Steroid Use
Through semi-structured interviews with 37 recreational steroid users, this paper seeks to fill the void in academic research into steroid use by exploring their motivations, knowledge, and attitudes toward illegal anabolic steroids.
Safety and control in a county jail: Nonlethal weapons and the use of force
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Measuring disparities in police activities: a state of the art review
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to provide a contemporary review of the research on racial disparities in police decision making. Design/methodology/approach State of
Excessive force, civil liability, and the Taser in the nation's courts: Implications for law enforcement policy and practice
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to help inform the ongoing policy and training debates over use of the Taser and its proper role in the use of force continuum.Design/methodology/approach –
Assessing Police Attitudes Toward Drugs and Drug Enforcement
The American War on Drugs has been a long and protracted battle. On the front lines are local, state and federal drug enforcement officers who are tasked with pursuing drug users and dealers.
The Use of Social Media by Alleged Members of Mexican Cartels and Affiliated Drug Trafficking Organizations
Abstract Focusing on Mexican cartels and affiliated drug trafficking organizations, this article examines how self-proclaimed cartel members use social media to further the criminal activities of
Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk: Military Cadence as Normative Discourse
As new members enter organizations, normative discourses such as organizational stories provide a mechanism in the socialization process. Through stories new members are taught organizational values