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Spring 2021 reference (research) help:
Statistics & Data
Excessive or reasonable force by police? Research on law enforcement and racial conflict
From the Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center and the Carnegie-Knight Initiative. Includes links to raw data and discusses how to think about using statistics in reporting.
Pew Research Center
Gateway to variety of studies supported by Pew Research. Includes reports such as "Multiple Causes Seen for Baltimore Unrest" (5/4/15) , "Sharp Racial Divisions in Reactions to Brown, Garner Decisions: Many Blacks Expect Police-Minority Relations to Worsen" (12/8/14), and "Few Say Police Forces Nationally Do Well in Treating Races Equally: Most Have at Least ‘Fair Amount’ of Confidence in Local Police" (8/25/14).
Statistical Abstract of the United States - Ready Reference HA 202 .P76
This is perhaps the single most useful small package of statistical information available. It includes hundreds of tables of figures on population, economics, social factors, etc., with references to the original sources. An index to the tables provide essay access. The print volume at the Reference Desk (Ready Ref) is the most current. A web version (current to 2012) can be found at Census.gov
Statistical Abstract of the US
Proquest Statistical Abstract of the United States 2015
Call Number: Ready Ref HA202 .P76
Publication Date: 2014-12-05
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