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NCJ Number: 10724 Find in a Library
Title: CHANGING ADOLESCENT ATTITUDES TOWARD POLICE
Author(s): R PORTUNE
Date Published: 1971
Sponsoring Agency: Anderson Publishing Co
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: Anderson Publishing Co
Publicity Director
2035 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: APPROACHES TO BUILDING A FAVORABLE POLICE IMAGE AND IMPROVING POLICE-JUVENILE RELATIONS, BY MEANS OF POLICEJUVENILE ATTITUDE PROJECT.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR CONTENDS THAT 'AN ATTACK ON THE PROBLEMS OF YOUTH ATTITUDES TOWARD POLICE MUST BE FOCUSSED ON THE JUNIOR HIGH STUDENT', THEREFORE, THIS BOOK CONCENTRATES ON THE EARLY ADOLESCENT AGE. CHAPTERS DEAL WITH SUCH TOPICS AS THE MEASUREMENT OF ATTITUDES, THE ATP (ATTITUDE -TOWARD-POLICE) SCALE AND THE ROLE OF THE SCHOOL IN INFLUENCING ATTITUDES THROUGH THE SCHOOL ASSEMBLY, THE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER PROGRAM, AND THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF CURRICULUM UNITS TO CHANGE ATTITUDES. THE CINCINNATI POLICE-JUVENILE ATTITUDE PROJECT, A MODEL PROGRAM FOR CHANGING EARLY ADOLESCENT ATTITUDES TOWARD LAW AND LAW ENFORCEMENT, IS INCLUDED WITH CURRICULUM UNITS, AND AN EVALUATION.
Index Term(s): Attitudes; Attitudes toward authority; Community relations; Course materials; Juvenile procedures training; Management; Modeling techniques; Police juvenile relations; Police school relations
Note: HV7936.P8P65
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