A new study reports people perceive black men as bigger and more of a threat than white men of similar size. Researchers believe the findings may help explain why black men are more likely to be shot by police.
A new study reports current psychiatric assessments for predicting violence in psychiatric patients and prisoners is ineffective. Researchers propose a new approach to risk assessment for future instances of violence.
New research shows how police forces might be able to target efforts to reduce violence and raise officer attention to dangerous areas with the help of high-powered computers. Using real police data, researchers were able to demonstrate the promise of computer models for targeting violent areas.