Association Between Police Contact, Health, Well-Being of Black Youth

JAMA Pediatrics

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2021

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What The Study Did: In this review of 29 studies with nearly 20,000 participants, researchers report they found that the current body of evidence, although limited, reveals an association between police exposure and adverse health outcomes for Black youth.

Authors: Monique Jindal, M.D., of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.2929)

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