Ragnhild Sollund (criminology) published on the topic of relations between ethnic minorities and the police through a book entitled “Mistaken for someone else”. In Chapter 11, she presents both survey data (conducted by Nova) and her own qualitative findings on minority youth’s experiences of police stops, including why they believe they were stopped, what explanations they got from the police, how they feel/felt, resistance towards the police, and how police stops are racialized. Part of this research is also available in English in Critical Criminology on the relationship between the police’ use of derogatory words among themselves on minorities and the experience of racialized police controls by ethnic minorities’.
For more than four years, our EU COST funded network on Police Stops has been gathering information, hearing from experts…Read more
Workshop 'Registration of police stops and ethnicity and defining the police stop' 31 Aug - 2 Sept 2022
In line with our project’s ambition to share learning and explore the issue police stops across Europe, we are organising…Read more
European Journal of Policing Studies Special Issue: The Dynamics of Police Stops Guest editors: Mike Rowe Sofie de Kimpe Vincenzo…Read more