Jul 2021

More and better video evidence for police investigations of shootings: Chicago’s Area Technology Centers

Anthony Berglund Philip Cook

Case study article on the background of CPD’s Area Technology Centers (ATC) and set up for subsequent research.

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In this episode of Probable Causation, Dr. Oeindrila Dube discusses her research on Situational Decision-Making, a cognitive behavioral training program for police.