Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research

Volume 8 Issue 4

Gang Databases

Editorial Introduction

  • Gang databases: To be or not to be, Irving Spergel

Research Article

  • Gangs and public policy: Constructing and deconstructing gang databases, Julie Barrows, C. Ronald Huff

Policy Essay

  • Gang databases: Context and questions, James B. Jacobs

Policy Essay

  • Comment on “Gangs and public policy: Constructing and deconstructing gang databases,” David M. Kennedy

Policy Essay

  • Street gang databases: A view from the gang capitol of the United States, Malcolm W. Klein

Policy Essay

  • Gangs, law enforcement, and the academy, James F. Short, Jr.

Police Misconduct

Editorial Introduction

  • Conceptual, methodological, and policy considerations in the study of police misconduct, James Frank

Research Article

  • Bad cops: A study of career-ending misconduct among New York City police officers, Robert J. Kane, Michael D. White

Policy Essay

  • Police officer misconduct as normal accidents: An organizational perspective, William R. King

Policy Essay

  • Rotten apples, rotten branches, and rotten orchards: A cautionary tale of police misconduct, Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic

Policy Essay

  • Bad cops, Peter K. Manning

Deterrence and executions

Editorial Introduction

  • The impact of the death penalty on murder, John J. Donohue III

Research Article

  • Does the death penalty save lives? New evidence from state penal data, 1977 to 2006, Tomislav V. Kovandzic, Lynne M. Vieraitis, Denise Paquette Boots

Policy Essay

  • Can’t tell: Comments on “Does the death penalty save lives?” Richard Berk

Policy Essay

  • Don’t scrap the death penalty, Paul H. Rubin

Tasers in the Media

Editorial Introduction

  • Conducted energy devices and criminal justice policy, Steven Chermak

Research Article

  • Examining fatal and nonfatal incidents involving the TASER: Identifying predictors of suspect death reported in the media, Michael D. White, Justin Ready

Policy Essay

  • Should police departments develop specific training and policies governing use of multiple TASER shocks against individuals who might be in vulnerable physiological states? Robert J. Bunker

Policy Essay

  • Research on conducted energy devices: Findings, methods, and a possible alternative, Robert J. Kaminski

Policy Essay

  • Conducted energy weapons: Learning from operational discretion and encounter outcomes, Gregory B. Morrison