SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 12:30 PM - 2:10 PM


Session 149: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Social Responses to Police Brutality
Room: Sutton Suite

Sponsors: Crime and Juvenile Delinquency
Teaching Social Problems

Organizers: Meredith Brown, Northern Arizona University
Stephani Williams, Northern Arizona University

Presider: Meredith Brown, Northern Arizona University


“Blue Lives Matter?: An Analysis of Blue Lives Matter News Comments,” Yuanyuan (Claudia) Liu, North Carolina State University

“From Broken Windows to Broken Doors: Policing the ‘Sanctuary City’ and the Anti-sanctuary Suburb in Greater NYC and Greater LA, 2002-2017,” Michael Alexander Gould-Wartofsky, New York University, Winner of the Law and Society Division’s Student Paper Competition

“Political Practices and Political Efficacy of Community-based Organizations in Police Governance,” C. Michael Awsumb, Southern Illinois University

“The History of Policing: Social Control vs Public Safety, and Public Opinion about the Use of Force,” Stephani Williams and Meredith Brown, Northern Arizona University and Alycia Wright,

“Attitudes, Activism, Police Violence: An Investigation of Attitudinal Trends in Support of Police Violence,” TaShanda Dennison and Amy M. Donley, University of Central Florida

“Blank Spots and Invisible Violence: Women of Color, Law Enforcement, and (Lack of) Visibility,” Michael Branch, Syracuse University

“Supporting Blind Justice: Black vs Blue Criminal Justice Social Movements,” R.C. Morris, Weber State University