Author(s): Ariel White, Bocar Ba, Jacob Kaplan, Jonathan Mummolo 

Status/Format: In Progress

Date: 2021

Social Media and Police Aggression



Ariel White (with co-authors Bocar Ba, Jacob Kaplan, and Jonathan Mummolo) uses a database of social media posts by police officers to see whether racist or violent behavior online is predictive of officers’ on-the-job behavior (as measured through public complaints and disciplinary records).