“We often think about police violence as having these individual-level consequences,” said Kristin Turney, a sociologist at UC Irvine who was not involved in the new research. “But this paper is really innovative because it shows that police violence has spillover effects. … It can affect people even in utero.”

For the full story, please visit https://www.latimes.com/science/story/2019-12-05/police-shootings-black-people-babies-health.

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