Kathleen Padilla is a doctoral candidate of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. Kathleen’s research interests include police officer stress and mental health, police-community relationships, youth perceptions of the police, police officer perceptions, and qualitative methodology. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Experimental Criminology; Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology; Psychology, Public Policy, and Law; Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice; and Occupational Medicine.
Police officer stress and mental health; police-community relationships; youth perceptions of the police; qualitative methodology
Fine, A., Padilla, K.E., Tom, K.E. (2020). "Youth Perceptions of Police Legitimacy: Identifying Developmental Trends and Changing Perceptions.” Journal of Experimental Criminology.
Larson, M., Wallace, D., Somers, L.J., Padilla, K.E., & Mays, R* (2020). Recidivism and Relationships: Examining the Role of Relationships, Transitions, and Relationship Quality in Re-Incarceration. Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology.
Padilla, K.E. (2020). Sources and Severity of Stress in a Southwestern Police Department. Occupational Medicine. (DOI: 10.1093/occmed/kqaa018)
Maguire, E.R., Somers, L.J., & Padilla, K.E. (2020). Promoting Officer Health and Wellness. In Transforming Police: 13 Key Reforms. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press.
Fine, A. D., Padilla, K. E., & Tapp, J. (2019). Can Youths’ Perceptions of the Police Be Improved? Results of a School-Based Field Evaluation in Three Jurisdictions. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law.
White, M.D., Gaub, J.E., Malm, A., Padilla, K.E.. (2019). Implicate or Exonerate? The Impact of Police Body-Worn Cameras on the Adjudication of Drug and Alcohol Cases. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice
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|CRJ 201||Crime Control Policies|