Procedural Justice

Reducing Crime Podcast - Episode 42

At the 2021 ASC Conference, I was a guest on Ep. 42 of Jerry Ratcliffe's Reducing Crime Podcast

Weber, Legitimacy, and Police Empowerment: Experimental Results from a Survey of US Adults

At the 2021 ASC Conference, I discuss a recent paper on legitimacy and empowerment with Kyle McLean.

Measurement matters: Attitudinal v. behavioral survey questions

Our survey experiment suggests the wording of questions about police fairness matters.

Procedural Justice in Policing

I briefly summarize the literature on procedural justice theory and identify some avenues for future research.

Testing a Theoretical Model of Perceived Audience Legitimacy: The Neglected Linkage in the Dialogic Model of Police–community Relations

We examine police perceptions of their legitimacy in the eyes of the public, using survey data from two police samples.

New research: Police perceptions of their audience legitimacy

Forthcoming at _JRCD_.

Testing a Social Schematic Model of Police Procedural Justice

Citizens' global perceptions of police procedural justice are anchored in broader perceptions of how people treat each other.

Demeanor, Race, and Police Perceptions of Procedural Justice: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments

Experiments with officers from two agencies showed citizen demeanor affects their willingness to exercise procedural justice.

Police Perceptions of Their External Legitimacy in High and Low Crime Areas of the Community

Police believe their legitimacy is evaluated differently by citizens of high- and low-crime neighborhoods.

Do the Police Believe That Legitimacy Promotes Cooperation From the Public?

Yes, but results indicate they think effectively fighting crime is more important.