This book presents the results achieved with the evaluation of the Effective Police Identification Program (PIPE) promoted by the Platform for Police Management of Diversity (PGPD) and funded by the Open Society for Justice Initiative (OSJI). This program has been launched in recent years within the local police of two Spanish municipalities. Its objective is to reduce cognitive biases in police identification and improve the effectiveness of its actions. The evaluation consisted of checking to what extent the program has been executed according to its initial design and how effective it has been. It is interesting for the reader to see, on the one hand, that police identification practices with racial bias are frequent and that, therefore, this area of formal social control is in need of prevention programs such as the one evaluated here. On the other hand, it will be pleasant for the reader to know how these programs are developed, to what extent they are effective, as well as the recommendations proposed by the authors for a more efficient execution of this program.
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