Injuries to Youth by Law Enforcement

JAMA Pediatrics

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

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What The Study Did: Using California emergency department and hospitalization data to examine overall rates of injuries to children and adolescents by police, researchers report that Black youth in California have higher rates of injuries perpetrated by law enforcement than youth of other race and ethnicity.

Authors: Kriszta Farkas, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the University of California, Berkeley, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.2939)

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