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Beardall Investigates Citizen Review Boards as Bureaucratic Agents for Police Misconduct in New Article!

Posted: 1/20/2023 (CSDE Research)

CSDE Affiliate Theresa Rocha Beardall had a new article published in Criminology, “Police Legitimacy regimes and the suppression of citizen oversight in response to police violence“. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork, interviews, and archival sources about the Syracuse Citizen Review Board in New York State, Theresa shows how Citizen Review Boards (CRB) operate as bureaucratic agencies that ostensibly address police misconduct, yet are managed by municipal power relations that neutralize the agency’s ability to actualize change.

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