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Title: Sexual Harassment in Florida Law Enforcement: Panacea or Pandora's Box? (From Human Resources in Criminal Justice, P 40- 52, 1994, Diane L. Zahm, Cindy Stiff, et al, ed. - See NCJ- 153059)
Author(s): G V Robinson
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Tallahassee, FL 32302
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Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The existence and extent of sexual harassment in Florida police agencies was examined by means of a survey of the 3,790 female police officers listed as employed in Florida law enforcement agencies as of February 18, 1993.
Abstract: Responses came from 1,269 police officers. Results revealed that sexual harassment is a common experience among females in law enforcement. The results paralleled the findings of other studies in both the public and private sectors. In addition, findings revealed a widespread perception that females must endure sexual harassment if they desire careers in law enforcement. Other issues included the lack of understanding of the subject by Florida law enforcement professionals and the adverse effect of sexual harassment on the work environment. Findings indicated the need for police agencies to take action to eliminate sexual harassment and promote a more positive work environment. Figures, table, and 15 references (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Police attitudes
Index Term(s): Florida; Police women; Sexual harassment
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