How Things Fall Apart: Race and Suspicion in Police-Civilian Encounters
Drawing on years of field research among Black residents in urban neighborhoods, interviews with police, and video recordings of police-civilian encounters, sociologist Nikki Jones (University of California, Berkeley) illustrates how race, suspicion and bias shape the earliest moments of such encounters. She will also share findings from her research which reveals key interactional adjustments that could be used to improve the quality of police encounters with the public.
race, police-civilian encounters, bias, urban neighborhoods
Law Enforcement and Corrections | Race and Ethnicity | Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance
Jones, Nikki. "How Things Fall Apart: Race and Suspicion in Police-Civilian Encounters." Ensemble video, 01:16:49. October 28, 2015. https://ensemble.dickinson.edu/Watch/z6ZQa8c7