A recent paper by two University of Maine sociology professors indicates that racial prejudice playsa factor in determining support for police use of force.
"Racial Prejudice and Support by Whites for Police Use of Force: A Research Note," was written by StevenBarkan and Steven Cohn, professors of sociology at UMaine. The paper has been published in a recent issue of "Justice Quarterly," the official journal of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
Cook, Peter, "UMaine Professors Examine Race Factor in Support for Police Use of Force" (1999). Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. 814.
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