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“Oh hell no, we don't talk to police”

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We conducted face‐to‐face interviews with 50 young Black men, residents of high‐crime neighborhoods in Brooklyn and the Bronx, individuals who had considerable knowledge about illegal gun markets and the resulting bloodshed. Our findings confirm that distressed milieus reliably fail to produce cooperative witnesses as a result of the cumulative impact of anti‐snitching edicts, fear of retaliation, legal cynicism, and high‐risk victims’ normative views toward self‐help.
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Keywords: clearance rates; crime reporting; police–community relations; underpolicing; urban violence; victimization

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 2019

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