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A Pair of Witnesses Can Be Better Than One


Witnesses Confuse Innocent and Guilty Suspects with ‘Unfair’ Lineups

Police lineups in which distinctive individual marks or features are not altered can impair witnesses’ ability to distinguish between innocent and guilty suspects. ... More>


Police Language in Traffic Stops Shows Hidden Bias

A new linguistic analysis based on police recordings from routine traffic stops suggests that police vary the formality of their language depending on the race of the driver. ... More>


Building Public Trust in the Police

Citizens must feel that they are treated with fairness and respect in order to view the police as a legitimate legal authority, psychological science shows. ... More>