Faculty members Alex Tsai and David R. Williams are among the authors on a study in The Lancet that utilizes novel data on police killings of black Americans to reveal the spillover effects on those living in the same state. Learn more in The New York Times and on the study website. Photo: Stephen Melkisethian on Flickr
Calling all sports stats “geeks”
Harvard Pop Center faculty member Nancy Krieger and Associate Director Jason Beckfield have penned this op-ed in nydailynews.com that calls for sports stats geeks to put their quantitative skills to use to improve U.S. stats on deaths and injuries due to law enforcement.
A call to make count of law enforcement-related deaths visible
Harvard faculty member Nancy Krieger, PhD, is lead author on a study published in PLOS Medicine that calls for the CDC to to make law enforcement-related deaths (both those cases involving victims of police violence, as well as deaths of law enforcement agents in the line of duty) a “notifiable condition” which would allow public health workers to report this data in real-time. Learn about the how this increased visibility…
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