Dr. Patrick Webb, Professor of Criminal Justice, Receives Notification of Manuscript Being Published in the Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice
As of June 21, 2021, Dr. Patrick Webb received notification from the Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice that his recently submitted manuscript is currently published.
The submission, entitled Officer observations and disproportionate minority youth arrest: Origins, outcomes, and opportunities, examines nearly 100 surveys for the purpose of identifying the opinions of law enforcement personnel in association with official data provided by the UCR (Uniform Crime Reports) between 2000-2014. Chi-square results reveal that race (as well as other characteristics) are significantly linked with opinions related to disproportionate minority youth arrest. In particular, this study includes reported explanations, impact, and solutions (i.e., nonarrest measures, etc.). Areas of further inquiry, limitations, and policy implications are provided.
Patrick Webb, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Saint Augustine’s University.
Co-author of the publication includes:
Dennis Harvard, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Saginaw Valley State University.