police

Dec
27

A route to police abuse? The relation between police officers’ concern appearing racist and their attitude about use of force

Negative stereotypes of police officers can potentially undermine officer morale and public safety. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. Featured Article | Law and Human Behavior | […]

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Jun
15

Self-Control and Positive Relationships are Central to Support for Organizational Justice Amongst Police Managers

The data from our anonymous survey of command-level police officers reveals that police managers who reported higher levels of self-control were more supportive of organizational justice. In addition, police managers who reported higher quality relationships with their colleagues expressed greater support for organizational justice. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in […]

By Amanda Beltrani | Translating Research into Practice
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AP-LS Pre-Conference Workshops 2017

On Wednesday March 15h the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS; Division 41, American Psychological Association) will be holding a day of pre-conference CE workshops at the Westin Seattle Hotel, Seattle and we would love for you to join us. A total of 2 full-day and 4 half-day workshops will be presented by experts in the field. […]

By Amber Watkins | Conference CE Credit . Conferences
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Sep
23

Training Influences Technique When it Comes to Police Interrogation

Not only is police interrogation technique related to the type of training received, but officers appear to use the same techniques for both juveniles and adults during interrogations. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as […]

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Jan
30

The General Public Holds a More Positive Perception of the Police than Do People with Mental Illness

The general public holds a more positive perception of the police than do people with mental illness. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. Featured Article | […]

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Jan
02

Judicial Preferences Regarding Expert Evidence in Violence Risk Assessment

Canadian judges who consider violence risk assessment cases appear to express various preferences regarding an expert’s qualifications, the procedures used, and the nature of the findings. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in International Journal of Forensic Mental Health. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as […]

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