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Public Opinion, Police

  • By: Yuning Wu & Ivan Y. Sun
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Since the late 1960s, there has been a rich tradition in criminological research studying public opinion of police. Such research is important because it provides a knowledge base for policymakers and police administrators to design and implement better policies and practices ...

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