Research Highlights

Community Policing That Encourages Building Relationships May Reduce Police Violence, Says New Research

Community Policing That Encourages Building Relationships May Reduce Police Violence, Says New Research

Community policing that encourages relationships with local citizens may reduce police violence, while proactive policing strategies are associated with higher police violence, according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

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Lecturer Earns Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative Predoctoral Fellowship

Lecturer Earns Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative Predoctoral Fellowship

Anabelle Rodriguez will serve a predoctoral fellowship at the American Philosophical Society’s Library and Museum.

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Phones and Social Media Play Significant Role in Girls’ Juvenile Justice Experiences, Says Graduating Doctoral Student’s Research

Phones and Social Media Play Significant Role in Girls’ Juvenile Justice Experiences, Says Graduating Doctoral Student’s Research

Graduating Ph.D. student Michelle Lyttle Storrod dedicates herself to understanding how social media are used as technological means of control and thus catalysts for physical and sexual violence.

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Migrant Detention and Deportation in New Jersey Presented Unique Challenges to Curb Spread of COVID-19, Says Rutgers–Camden Researcher

Migrant Detention and Deportation in New Jersey Presented Unique Challenges to Curb Spread of COVID-19, Says Rutgers–Camden Researcher

Migrant detention and deportation in New Jersey presented unique challenges that undermined attempts at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the early days of the pandemic, according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

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Police Officers Hold More Racialized Views, More Likely to Support Physical Force, Says New Research

Police Officers Hold More Racialized Views, More Likely to Support Physical Force, Says New Research

Police officers hold more racialized views, believe that they should receive increased funding, and believe that they have the right to use physical force against citizens – drawing important contrasts with the general public on these issues – according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

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