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NCJ Number: 184957 Find in a Library
Title: Contacts Between Police and Public: Findings From the 1999 National Survey
Author(s): Patrick A. Langan Ph.D.; Lawrence A. Greenfeld; Steven K. Smith Ph.D.; Matthew R. Durose; David J. Levin
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: March 2001
Page Count: 35
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
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United States of America

Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: Agency Summary|PDF
Agency Summary: https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=659 
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents data on the nature and characteristics of citizen contacts with the police over a 12-month period.
Abstract: Findings are provided from a nationally representative survey of nearly 90,000 residents age 16 or older. Detailed information is presented on face-to-face contacts with the police including traffic stops, arrests, handcuffing and incidents of police use-of-force. The report provides demographic characteristics of citizens and police officers involved in traffic stops and use of force encounters. 31 tables
Main Term(s): Police statistics
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; Lawful use of force; Police community relations; Police-citizen interactions; Traffic law enforcement
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