Session 217: PP44 -> The Evidence on Police Work: Fairness and Effectiveness in American Policing
Time: 9:30AM to 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 14
Place: Crystal
Session Chair: Wesley G. Skogan, Northwestern University
This panel session will present the key findings of the National Research Council's Committee to Review Research on Police Policy and Practices report: The Evidence on Police Work: Fairness and Effectiveness in American Policing. This report, sponsored by the National Institute of Justice, contains recommendations on policy and research based on an examination of policing research conducted over the past 30 years. A number of the committee's members will be on hand to present and discuss these recommendations.
The Nature of Police Work
by: Samuel E. Walker, University of Nebraska at Omaha (Corresponding)
Explaining Police Work
by: Robert E. Worden, University at Albany (Corresponding)
Police Effectiveness in Reducing Crime, Fear of Crime, and Disorder
by: John Eck, University of Cincinnati (Corresponding)
David L. Weisburd, Hebrew University/University of Maryland
Understanding and Measuring Police Legitimacy
by: Lawrence W. Sherman, University of Pennsylvania (Corresponding)
Wesley G. Skogan, Northwestern University
Reflections on Criminal Justice Research
by: David H. Bayley, University at Albany (Corresponding)

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