Police Try to Lower Racial Bias, but Under Pressure, It Isn't So Easy
New York Times
One such training program is called Fair and Impartial Policing, a course developed with Justice Department financing by Lorie Fridell, an associate professor of criminology at the University of South Florida.
For Spring Hill family, an unconventional trail to recovery
Tampa Bay Times
Dr. Theo Carroll, a Sarasota psychotherapist and an adjunct professor in the department of rehabilitation and mental health counseling at the University of South Florida, said recovery requires removing addicts from their drug-using friends.
New evidence, lawsuits emerge
Lorie Fridell, associate professor of criminology, University of South Florida -- your expertise has to do with trying to get to the issue of race on the part of a police officer before
Gun, Badge, Camera
A subsequent study in Orlando showed similar results. The researchers are now working on a similar experiment in Tampa. "I think, generally, cameras are going to de-escalate and reduce most serious uses of force, such as firearms," said Wesley Jennings, one of the researchers and a criminologist at the University of South Florida.
Making the Brain Less Racist
"If we did that over and over again, the officers would learn that 'I need to not focus on demographics,'" Lorie Fridell, a criminologist at the University of South Florida and the developer of the training, told The New York Times.
Disaster behavioral health conference set July 29 in Omaha
Among the speakers will be Randy Otto, associate professor at the University of South Florida, who is an expert in forensic psychological assessment. He will explore the limits of assessing violence risk, given the tools available today.