Keywords police

Saarikkomäki, E. (2017). Trust in public and private policing: Young people’s encounters with the police and private security guards. PhD thesis. University of Helsinki

 procedural justice, Labelling, police, private security, Trust, Young people

While general trust in the police is high in Finland, young people’s encounters with the police can be problematic. The…

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Sahin, N., Braga, A. A., Apel, R., & Brunson, R. K. (2017). The impact of procedurally-just policing on citizen perceptions of police during traffic stops: The Adana randomized controlled trial. Journal of quantitative criminology, 33(4), 701-726.

 procedural justice, Legitimacy, police, traffic stops

The process-based model of police legitimacy suggests, when police are perceived to make fair decisions and treat people with respect,…

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Qureshi, F. (2007). The impact of extended police stop and search powers under the UK Criminal Justice Act 2003. Policing, 30(3), 466-483.

Arrest, Criminal Justice, Ethnic groups, Laws and legislation, police, United Kingdom

The introduction of the UK's Criminal Justice Act (CJA) 2003 extended police stop and search powers. It allowed officers to…

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Novich, M., & Hunt, G. (2017). “Get off me”: Perceptions of disrespectful police behaviour among ethnic minority youth gang members. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 24(3), 248-255. doi:10.1080/09687637.2016.1239697

 drug-dealing gang members,  police abuse of force,  police interactions,  procedural justice, Gangs, police

Recent media accounts have highlighted issues of use and abuse of police force and policing practices targeted at ethnic minorities…

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Johnson, R. R. (2004). Citizen expectations of police traffic stop behavior. Policing, 27(4), 487-497.

Community relations, Interpersonal communications, police, Traffic enforcement

The most frequent type of citizen complaint filed against police officers involves how the officer uses interpersonal communication. The most…

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Kääriäinen, J. & Niemi, J. (2014). Distrust of the police in a Nordic Welfare State: Victimization, Discrimination, and Trust in the Police by Russian and Somali Minorities in Helsinki. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 12(1), 4-24

 Finland,  Russians,  Somalis, minorities, police, Trust

This study focuses on trust in the police among Russian and Somali minorities living in Finland. Three hypotheses are tested:…

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Keskinen, S. P., Aminkeng Atabong, A., Himanen, M., Kivijärvi, A., Osazee, U., Rousku, V., & Pöyhölä, N. (2018). The Stopped-Ethnic profiling in Finland.

Ethnic profiling, police, private security border control, riacial profiling

This research examined ethnic profiling in Finland with a focus on its prevalence, forms and interpretations of (1) people who…

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