Laurie Christensen, Cassi Fields, and Sabrina Rhodes/Guest Editors
There are many forms of diversity—the world is made up of people from different races, ages, genders, religions, backgrounds, and income levels, and they bring varied abilities, skills, and views to their communities. This issue offers information, ideas, and best practices for both improving diversity within police departments and increasing law enforcement’s ability to respond to all people effectively and impartially.
The fair and impartial policing (FIP) perspective–based on the modern science of bias—is consistent with the profession’s current emphasis on evidence-based policing, whereby policies and practi...
The discussion about recruiting, hiring, retaining, and promoting minorities and females in law enforcement has been going on for the last two decades. Even so, many departments still lack needed dive...
Diversity, racial, and ethnic disparities and fairness in the U.S. justice system are complex issues that present challenges to police chiefs, line officers, public safety leaders, policy makers, stak...
From childhood onward, people, including police administrators and officers, are taught by their parents, teachers, and peers the appropriate roles (according to these influences) of women and minorit...
Tactical Social Interaction Training: Innovation in Multi-Cultural Adaptation and Communication ProgramsThe Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC) was recently funded under a U.S. Department of Defense project, known as Strategic Social Interaction Modules (SSIM), to develop and ...
Can technology be used to improve the process of submitting crime reports to law enforcement agencies? In the last 20 years there has been a radical change in the way technology is utilized in most pe...
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