Keynote Speech | Joscha Legewie: “Racial Bias in Policing and the Consequences for Minority Youth. Lessons from “Big data”

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Thu. 11.04.'24 13:45



Over the last three decades, cities across the United States have adopted strategies known as proactive or broken windows policing with a focus on strict enforcement of low-level crimes and extensive use of pedestrian stops. As a consequence of these changes in the strategies and tactics of street policing, an increasing number of minority youth have involuntary contact with the criminal justice system. This talk presents findings from a series of studies that assess the social consequences and costs of law enforcement activities in New York City for the educational outcomes of minority youth. I conclude by outlining key challenges for future research in the area