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Yana Demeyere is a scientific researcher at the Crime & Society Research Group (CRiS) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. She holds a master's degree in Criminology (VUB, 2018). For her master's thesis, she examined wether the UPP (Brazilian police force in Rio de Janeiro) was a model of community policing as known in the Global North or not and what impact it had on the ongoing police violence in Rio. To conduct this research, she stayed in Rio de Janeiro for three weeks. Since November 2018 she is working on a project called: ‘Voicing diversity’. The goal is to gain insight into the role and function of police officers with a migration background in strengthening police legitimacy in ethnic minority groups.
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Demeyere, Y., De Kimpe, S., Melgaço, L. & Christiaens, J., 28 Jan 2021, (Unpublished) 72 p.
Research output: Other contribution
Voicing diversity: The impact of ethnic minority officers on building bridges and strengthening police legitimacy.Demeyere, Y., 19 Sep 2019, European Society of Criminology, 19th Annual Congress 2019 - Ghent. Ghent University, p. 96-96 1 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Meeting abstract (Book)
Pia Struyf (Organiser), Yana Demeyere (Organiser)2021 → 2022
Activity: Other › CERL: Community Engaged Research and Learning activities
CPS-studiedag: “Er zijn geen bruine of witte politieambtenaren ... alleen blauwe!" De (on)zin van etnische diversiteit in de politieorganisatieYana Demeyere (Organiser), Sofie De Kimpe (Supervisor)18 Sep 2020
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Participating in or organizing a public lecture/debate
Yana Demeyere (Speaker), Ruben Kramer (Speaker)18 Sep 2020
Activity: Talk or presentation › Talk or presentation at a workshop/seminar