Police–Community Relations in a Majority-Black City

@article{Weitzer2008PoliceCommunityRI,
  title={Police–Community Relations in a Majority-Black City},
  author={Ronald Weitzer and Steven A. Tuch and Wesley G. Skogan},
  journal={Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency},
  year={2008},
  volume={45},
  pages={398 - 428}
}
Minority racial and ethnic groups often view themselves as targets of abusive treatment at the hands of the police. Although racial variation in public assessments of the police in the United States has been amply documented in past research, less research has explored the sources of these differences at the intersection of demographic, interactional, and ecological levels. This article examines the role of each factor in shaping citizens' perceptions of police misconduct, racial differences in… 
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