Hyeyoung Lim

Hyeyoung Lim
University of Alabama at Birmingham | UAB · Department of Criminal Justice

PhD

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16 Research Items
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Additional affiliations
May 2017 - present
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
August 2013 - December 2014
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Position
  • Pillar Member, Geospatial Informatics and Imagery
May 2013 - May 2017
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
June 2017 - August 2019
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Field of study
  • Computer Security
August 2003 - June 2008
Sam Houston State University
Field of study
  • Criminal Justice
March 1997 - February 2000
Dongguk University
Field of study
  • Police Administration

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Publications (34)
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Since the beginning of the 21st century, we have experienced major pandemics and epidemics. However, we believe the COVID-19 pandemic was the first time a certain racial/ethnic group or nationality was blamed for the pandemic/epidemic. Anti-Asian racism and violence worldwide are not new, but they are on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. Altho...
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The current study aimed to identify Latin-American immigrants’ bifocal lens views of the U.S. police and compare them to their contact experiences with their home-country police. We performed semi-structured interviews with twenty-one Latin-American immigrants who have resided in the Birmingham metropolitan area in Alabama. An inductive analysis ap...
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Crime prevention in Ibero-America countries has not been well known to global criminal justice communities. This special issue provides a space that introduces, shares, and explores efforts and practices of crime prevention in Ibero-America countries as well as enlarging the existing literature on the subject. In this special issue, all contributor...
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Although hate-motivated incidents and crimes against Asians are not a new phenomenon, there has been a lack of scholarly attention on the topic. Using a systematic review, we examine, assess, and analyze 23 published peer-reviewed articles that have explored hate-motivated crime/incidents against Asians in the United States of America between 2000...
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JASR Practioner's Corner About the interviewee: D. Victor Reynolds Vic Reynolds is the Director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) appointed by Governor Brian Kemp in 2019. Prior to joining GBI, he served as the District Attorney of Cobb County, served as a police officer, as the former Chief Magistrate Judge of Cobb County, and was a par...
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Interpersonal Violence Against Children and Youth uses empirical research to provide an overview of the risk factors, different types of violence against children and youth, their victimizations (online and offline), as well as prevention practices and strategies. Pulling together researchers, practitioners, and educators from around the world, thi...
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to examine how direct-negative and indirect-negative contact experiences affect students' attitudes toward the police by race and test the mediation effect of social distance on the relationship. Design/methodology/approach Using the data collected from two US 4-year public universities, this study employed str...
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Criminal justice around the world has prioritized the prevention and protection of bullying and its victims due to the rapid increases in peer violence. Nevertheless, relatively few studies have examined what treatments or assistance are effective for peer victims to reduce and recover from their social and psychological suffering, especially in cy...
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The Foundations of Statistics in Criminology and Criminal Justice underscores the purpose and role of statistics in criminal justice practice, emphasizes major analytical techniques, and covers two key types of statistics—descriptive and inferential. The text helps students build a fundamental background in analytical methods within the context of...
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Background: There has been an insufficient in-depth analysis of the nature and prevalence of the typologies of child homicide in Asia, particularly in South Korea. Objective: In the current study, we sought to determine the prevalence and identify the heterogeneity of the child homicide phenomenon in South Korea. Participant and settings: All 341 o...
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This study examined if the police and citizen views of police misconduct are similar, different, or somewhere in between with the three sets of survey data: the Klockars et al. (1999), the data administered to police officers from 2009 to 2010 in Texas, and the student survey data collected from 2013 to 2017 at the three 4-year public universities...
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Awareness is a starting point to recognize, understand, or know a situation or fact, and the perception makes a difference in how to deal with it. Although the term cybercrime may not be new to the most public and the police, not all of them are well aware of the nature and extent of cybercrimes, cybercriminals, and cyber-victims, which in turn aff...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to partially replicate and extend the work of Klockars et al. and others on police integrity by examining how individual, organizational, and ecological factors affect police supervisors’ perceptions of police misconduct and willingness to report fellow officers’ misconduct. Design/methodology/approach – Surv...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether indirect police contacts through observational learning models impact students’ trust in the police and their perceptions of police bias. Design/methodology/approach – The study is based on a survey at two public universities in the mid-western and southern regions of the USA (921 out o...
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Despite the emphasis on community relations in recent developments in policing, the importance of social distance between citizens and the police has not been explored. In the current study, we examine the effect of social distance on public attitudes toward the police using data from a sample of college students in a mid-sized State university. Th...
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Police supervisors play a critical role in preventing unreasonable use of force. Despite their importance, only a few studies have examined the influences of supervisors on their subordinates’ daily practices, especially on their uses of police force. To bridge this gap, the current study explored the relationship between supervisors’ education lev...
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Police supervisors play a critical role in preventing unreasonable use of force. Despite their importance, only a few studies have examined the influences of supervisors on their subordinates’ daily practices, especially on their uses of police force. To bridge this gap, the current study explored the relationship between supervisors’ education lev...
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A considerable number of studies have examined citizens’ attitudes toward the police and have found that those who are young, male, and/or racial minorities have more negative perceptions on police and their services. A relatively small number of studies have examined how criminal justice education impacts young citizens’ attitudes toward police. A...
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The current study tests the impact of individual, situational, supervisory, and neighborhood factors on police use of less-lethal force utilizing a three-level Hierarchical General Linear Model (HGLM). Data from 3,152 use-of-force reports during a 4-year period in a large urban agency were analyzed to examine the impact of incident characteristics...
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Police corruption is one of the most significant law enforcement issues to citizens, practitioners, and researchers. Prior research on the impact of police organizational structure on corruption has remained mostly descriptive or comparative. This paper examines the direct effect of supervisors’ tolerance of line officers’ misconduct and department...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine police use of force using individual, contextual, and police training factors, expanding prior research by including multiple police agencies in the sample, thus producing research findings that can be more easily generalized. Design/methodology/approach The data for the current study were derived fr...
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This article investigated whether increased policing levels reduce crime rates, focusing on methodological and statistical specifications which should be addressed to examine the relationship. A total of 256 findings out of 58 relevant studies were systematically analyzed. Although the types of crime rates used in each study varied, most of the fin...
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This study uses the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescents (Add Health) data, a nationally representative sample of adolescents, to disentangle the relationship between child maltreatment and violent delinquency. Also examined are potential moderating effects of gender, socioeconomic status (SES), and religiosity on the association between chil...
Technical Report
The Austin Police Department Use of Force (UOF) study was developed to fulfill a number of objectives that included our understanding of the issues surrounding the police use of force, such as the relationship between the degree of force used by police and their level of education, the level of training received by officers, the environment of the...
Technical Report
Purpose: The evaluation program was initiated to determine the effectiveness of training programs in LEMIT. The Leadership Command College (LCC) program was selected as the first program for evaluation because the uniqueness of its system of operation, and because the year 2007 was LEMIT’s and the LCC program’s 20th anniversary. More than 1,300 par...

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Interpersonal Violence against Children and Youth uses empirical research to provide an overview of the risk factors of violence against children and youth, their victimizations (online and offline), and prevention practices and strategies. Assembling researchers, practitioners, and educators from around the world, this book addresses the various practices and efforts different countries use to protect children and prevent interpersonal violence against children and youth. These forms of violence can be parental- or caregiver-initiated, actions of peers, intimate partner-related, or among strangers and not limited to maltreatment, bullying, emotional strife, sexual assault, or homicidal violence. This book would be of interest to those studying criminology, criminal justice, sociology, social work, law, or forensic pathology.
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Crime prevention is one of the highest priorities in global criminal justice systems. In recent decades, Ibero-American states have put ceaseless efforts to develop and operate innovative and evidence-based crime prevention strategies. The special issue of the International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice (IJCACJ) will contribute to this area of research and focus specifically on the evaluations of crime prevention programs, policies, or relevant issues in criminal justice systems in Ibero-America. Abstract submission due: August 31, 2020 Invitation for a full manuscript: by September 15, 2020 Full manuscript due: March 31, 2021 Visit the link for the detail information: https://bit.ly/Crime_Prevention
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To develop an understanding of Chicago Homicide at a community level