Recent Submissions

• “Contagious Accountability” A Global Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effect of Police Body-Worn Cameras on Citizens’ Complaints Against the Police ﻿

(SAGE Publications, 2016-09-22)
The use of body-worn cameras (BWCs) by the police is rising. One proposed effect of BWCs is reducing complaints against police, which assumes that BWCs reduce officer noncompliance with procedures, improve suspects’ demeanor, ...
• Wearing Body-Cameras Increases Assaults Against Officers and Do Not Reduce Police-Use of Force: Results From A Global Multisite Experiment ﻿

(Sage, 2016-05-16)
Police use of force is at the forefront of public awareness in many countries. Body-worn-videos (BWVs) have been proposed as a new way of reducing police use-of-force as well as assault against those who wear them. To date ...
• Police legitimacy and support for vigilante violence in Pakistan ﻿

(Taylor & Francis, 2016-08-08)
Bottoms and Tankebe recently analysed the multidimensional nature of police legitimacy and made an argument for its relevance to social order. Using survey data from three communities of varying socioeconomic conditions ...
• Predictable Policing: Measuring the Crime Control Benefits of Hotspots Policing at Bus Stops ﻿

(Springer, 2016-06-29)
$\textit{Objectives}$ A fairly robust body of evidence suggests that hotspots policing is an effective crime prevention strategy. In this paper, we present contradictory evidence of a backfiring effect. $\textit{Methods}$ ...