Negative Police Interactions Make You Less Likely To Vote
"Citizens are being pushed out of public participation... via these low quality interactions with police departments," Professor Brandon Davis says.
A study by KU researcher Brandon Davis reveals that the impact of interactions with law enforcement on well-being and political involvement can be great. Davis says traumatic incidents with the police can have a lasting impact on whether you register to vote or even vote at all.
- Brandon Davis, assistant professor of public affairs & administration at the University of Kansas