Selected Studies and Commission Reports on Police Brutality

Abbreviated List of the Studies and Reports on Policing Used by Journalism Students

1. The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Interim Report March 2015. http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/pdf/taskforce/interim_tf_report.pdf

2. Human Rights Watch. “Shielded from Justice: Police Brutality and Accountability in the United States” (1998) http://www.hrw.org/legacy/reports98/police/index.htm

3. American Civil Liberties Union. “Driving While Black: Racial Profiling on Our Nation’s Highways,” David Harris, ed. (1999) https://www.aclu.org/report/driving-while-black-racial-profiling-our-nations-highways?redirect=racial-justice/driving-while-black-racial-profiling-our-nations-highways

4. Center for Constitutional Rights. “Floyd, et al v City of New York, et al” (Class Action Lawsuit Against NYPD Practice of Stop & Frisk) (2014) http://ccrjustice.org/floyd

5. Kelling, George and James Q Wilson. “Broken Windows: The Police and Neighborhood Safety.” The Atlantic Monthly, March 1982. http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1982/03/broken-windows/304465/?single_page=true

6. Kappeler, Victory. “A Brief History of Slavery and the Origins of American Policing.” Eastern Kentucky University. January 7, 2014. http://plsonline.eku.edu/insidelook/brief-history-slavery-and-origins-american-policing

7. Emerson College announcement: http://www.emerson.edu/news-events/emerson-college-today/journalism-students-examine-police-race-relations#.VVZWt5Mni0I