Race and gender have a profound effect on how police interact with civilians, and white officers use force more often and make more arrests  especially when interacting with Black people, according to a new study of police officers in Chicago. … The study by researchers affiliated with Columbia University, Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Irvine, published in the journal Science Thursday suggests diversity reforms in police departments may improve officers' treatment of minority communities.

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