Publications on Law Enforcement




  • Evaluation of the Caruth Police Institute at Dallas2013

    Robert C. Davis, Radha Iyengar

    The Caruth Police Institute (CPI), funded by the Communities Foundation of Texas, was designed for the benefit of the Dallas Police Department to create staff development courses and to bring the expertise of academic experts and business leaders to bear on complex policing problems. This report presents a three-year evaluation of the CPI, covering development of its research activities, its impact, and its sustainability.

  • Limiting the Potential for Racial Profiling in State and Local Police Enforcement of Immigration Laws2013

    Jessica Saunders

    The passage of immigration enforcement laws, traditionally the purview of the federal government, by Arizona and other states raises the concern that state and local law enforcement agencies may engage in racial profiling when enforcing immigration laws. This paper describes several approaches for detecting racial profiling by police and calls for their use in monitoring the implementation of state and local immigration enforcement laws.