Study: Adolescents' experiences with police have harmful repercussions for later life outcomes
- October 15, 2021
- Kristin Turney, sociology, Phys.org, Oct. 15, 2021
"Given the importance of future orientation to subsequent contact with the criminal
justice system for future health and generalized life success, actions should be taken
to mitigate any negative consequences of police contact on the future orientation
of adolescents," says Kristin Turney, professor of sociology at UCI and a coauthor
of the study. These might include reform efforts that change the nature of interactions
between police and youth to reduce police surveillance of young people and promote
greater connections to civic life in a way that enhances future orientations.
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