Police Force and Ethnic Groups

A research proposal to determine the relationship between the frequency of use of force and the racial/ethnic background of recipient of force.

Relationship Between the Frequency of Police Use of Force and The Racial/Ethnic Background of the Recipient of Such Force: A Research Proposal
Charges and countercharges related to police brutality and to the use of force generally by police are not new either in the United States generally or in the City of New York particularly. Such charges and countercharges almost always are associated in some way with the race or ethnic background of the victim of police brutality or the recipient of the police use of force. While such charges and countercharges are not new, however, they have been raised to new heights by two relatively recent incidents in the City of New York involving the brutalization of Abner Louima, an immigrant of Sub-Saharan…