Police Relations with Black and White Youths in Different Urban Neighborhoods

@article{Brunson2009PoliceRW,
  title={Police Relations with Black and White Youths in Different Urban Neighborhoods},
  author={Rodney K. Brunson and Ronald Weitzer},
  journal={Urban Affairs Review},
  year={2009},
  volume={44},
  pages={858 - 885}
}
Much of the research on police—citizen relations has focused on adults, not youth. Given that adolescents and particularly young males are more likely than adults to have involuntary and adversarial contacts with police officers, it is especially important to investigate their experiences with and perceptions of the police. This article examines the accounts of young Black and White males who reside in one of three disadvantaged St. Louis, Missouri, neighborhoods— one predominantly Black, one… 

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