Kristin Turney

"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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