Insights / Podcast episodeOct 03, 2023

A New Tactic for Police Reform: Using Behavioral Economics to Curb Unnecessary Arrests

Tess Vigeland, Oeindrila Dube, Anuj K. Shah

Police use of force has prompted a national debate around misconduct and how to solve what many believe to be a systemic issue. Harris Policy’s Oeindrila Dube and Chicago Booth’s Anuj Shah partnered with the Chicago Police Department for an experiment that found a different kind of behavioral training could effectively reduce adverse outcomes.

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