The Effect of Higher Education on Police Behavior

@article{Rydberg2010TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Higher Education on Police Behavior},
  author={Jason Rydberg and William Terrill},
  journal={Police Quarterly},
  year={2010},
  volume={13},
  pages={120 - 92}
}
In the past, police scholars have examined the impact of higher education on different measures of officer behavior, most notably arrest and the use of force. Much of this prior work has suffered from poor methodologies, such as inadequate samples and the inability to control for theoretically relevant variables. In addition, previous inquires have focused on but one single behavior per study. In an attempt to overcome some of these limitations, we examine the effect of officer education on… Expand

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