Goal 1: Promote Human Health

Examine the psychosocial trauma of young male encounters with violent police officers: impact on AA families, PTSD symptoms

What are the long-term health outcomes on victims and/or family members whose male children have been victimized or murdered during encounters with police officers?

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Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? : Compelling Question (CQ)

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC :

If health professionals become activitly involved in training police what procedures/practices are physically or letahally harmful, have health professionals ride shot-gun in police cars or present during the questioning of thse young males, this excessive force outcomes could be reduced.

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC :

It will take the will of the health practice and research committee to initiate this area of research. Other ideas need to be generated.

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea : Dr. Willa Marlene Doswell


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Idea No. 577