What is it about?
Youth Police Initiative is a place-based approach shown to improve relations between officers and young people in neighborhoods with the highest tensions.
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Why is it important?
The findings from this study showed that seemingly intractable relations between police and young people can be improved through Youth Police Initiative (YPI). YPI could ultimately reduce arrests and violence.
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This page is a summary of: Interdependent fates: Youth and police—Can they make peace?, Peace and Conflict Journal of Peace Psychology, February 2021, American Psychological Association (APA), DOI: 10.1037/pac0000466.
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