After the Stop: Exploring the Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Police Use of Force During Terry Stops

  title={After the Stop: Exploring the Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Police Use of Force During Terry Stops},
  author={Weston J. Morrow and Michael D. White and Henry F. Fradella},
  journal={Police Quarterly},
  pages={367 - 396}
Questions surrounding stop, question, and frisk (SQF) practices have focused almost exclusively on racial and ethnic disproportionality in the rate of stops, and whether police are engaged in racial profiling. This near-sole focus on the stop decision has overshadowed important questions about the use of force during Terry stops, resulting in a major gap in our understanding of the dynamics of SQF encounters. The current study addresses this issue through an examination of the nature… 

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