Despite attempts to dismiss racialized police violence as a fallacy, policing disparities including the fact that black people are three times more likely to be shot by police are increasingly difficult to deny. Keep up to date on the latest policing research articles, databases, websites and advocacy tools on our resource and Facebook pages.

Research Articles & Tools

Research Articles and Tools

Find links to recent research, databases and websites documenting police violence and racial bias in policing.



Ferguson Syllabus


A collection of research articles used to inform the arguments in Sociologists for Justice’s public statement on the events in Ferguson along with a list of additional recommended readings submitted by sociologists.


Advocacy Tools