UCI Associate Professor Davin Phoenix and Maneesh Arora write, “For many Americans, the big question is whether these demonstrations lead to policy change to hold police departments and police officers accountable for their use of force. Our ongoing research provides some insights — we found a strong correlation between media attention on policing and policing-related protests, and legislative action on policing issues at the state level.”

For the full story, please visit https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/06/11/will-floyd-protests-lead-police-reform-heres-what-we-know/.

 

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