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Brauer, E., Dangelmaier, T. and Hunold, D. (2022), ““Police spatial knowledge” – Aspects of spatial constitutions by the police”, Journal of Organizational Ethnography, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 147-161. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOE-12-2020-0053
Purpose The article presents research results of an ethnographic survey within the German police. The focus is on practices of…Read more
Aden, H., Bosch, A., Fährmann, J. and Thurn, R. (2022), “Police stops in Germany – between legal rules and informal practices”, Journal of Organizational Ethnography, Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 116-131. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOE-03-2021-0016
Purpose This paper analyzes micro-political strategies that police officers use during police stops, mostly based on their professional or personal…Read more
Oberwittler D., Roché S. (2018). Ethnic disparities in police-initiated contacts of adloscents and attitudes towards the police in France and Germany. In Oberwittler D., Roché S. (Eds.), Police-citizen relations across the world. Comparing sources and contexts of trust and legitimacy, Abingdon, Routledge, 73-107.
None. But: "Police initiated contact is a common experience for many adolescents in France and Germany, yet while police in…Read more
Hunold, D., Oberwittler, D., & Lukas, T. (2016). ‘I’d like to see your identity cards please’–Negotiating authority in police–adolescent encounters: Findings from a mixed-method study of proactive police practices towards adolescents in two German cities. European Journal of Criminology, 13(5), 590-609.
Next to exclusionary and discriminatory practices in other live domains, tense police–adolescent relations and the treatment of ethnic minority adolescents…Read more
de Maillard, J., Hunold, D., Roché, S., & Oberwittler, D. (2018). Different styles of policing: discretionary power in street controls by the public police in France and Germany. Policing and society, 28(2), 175-188.
By analysing French and German police stop and search on the streets based on embedded observations in police patrols and…Read more
Cao, L. (2001). A Problem in no-Problem-Policing in Germany: Confidence in the Police Germany and USA. European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law & Criminal Justice, 9(3), 167–179. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718170120519390
This article compares the confidence toward the police in Germany, and in the U.S., and explores the differences in the…Read more
Like no other field of science critical criminology is predestined to analyze and criticize racial profiling. This paper identifies three…Read more
Amnesty International (2014) Racial/ethnic profiling: Positionspapier zu menschenrechtswidrigen personenkontrollen. Sektion der Bundesrepublik Deutschland e. V.
The report concerns the issue of racial profiling in Germany, namely those who supposedly "do not look like Germans" and…Read more