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’.
We are delighted to announce a forthcoming Interlabo on Police, Public and Diversity: Complicated relations. The Interlabo is organised by…Read more
The Belgian TV programme Pano conducted an investigation into police brutality, by examining testimonies, talking to experts and joining a…Read more
Doctoral and Early Career Training School 'Researching the Experiences of Police Stops' - Call for Expressions of Interest
We are beginning to learn more about the practice of stops and searches conducted in public spaces by police officers.…Read more
An action research on the problematic practices and/or mechanisms of police district of Schaerbeek-Evere-St-Josse (PolBruNo). Carroll Tange and Sarah Van…Read more
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