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Law Enforcement: Research on Police Reform

Guide to information for topics related to law enforcement and policing.

Background, History, or Broader Ideas

Data, Government Information, and Think Tanks

Understanding Crime Decline

General Books that Don’t Fit in Other Catagories

Understanding Problems

Critique of Proactive Policing

Racial Disparities in Police Interactions

Who Is Impacted by Use of Force and Death by Police

Impact of Use of Force Events or Death on Communities

Understanding Police Misconduct

What Factors Influence Police Officers’ Decision to Use their Weapon?


General Sources on Policy

Diversity in Police Staff

Community Oversight

Body Cameras


Addressing Mistrust of Police

Mental Health or other professionals engaging some situations

Demilitarization of Police

Police Labor Unions

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