Francesca Tarò

Is my skin color all you can really see? Digging into possible moderators of the Shooter Bias

Are you already subscribed?
Login to check whether this content is already included on your personal or institutional subscription.


In this review, the literature on possible moderators of the Shooter Bias was examined. Starting from a description of the construct and underlying cognitive mechanisms, the following variables were sifted: shooter’s ethnicity, training, neighborhood, target’s clothes. Additionally, methodological considerations are addressed. The review concludes discussing the main theoretical conclusions drawn from this body of research, the possible applications on police officers’ training and future developments of the analyzed literature


  • shooter bias moderators
  • training
  • neighborhood
  • dispatch information
  • turban effect


Article first page

What do you think about the recent suggestion?

Trova nel catalogo di Worldcat