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NCJ Number: 31143 Find in a Library
Title: CRIME DOES PAY - A 'PLEA BARGAIN' IS A BARGAIN INDEED FOR THE CRIMINAL
Journal: POLICE CHIEF  Volume:43  Issue:1  Dated:(JANUARY 1976)  Pages:53-55
Author(s): G F GLENN
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A POLICE OFFICER'S PERCEPTION OF THE INEQUITY THAT IS A RESULT OF THE PLEA BARGAINING PROCESS.
Abstract: IT IS BAD ENOUGH THAT ONLY ABOUT SIX PERCENT OF THE INDEX CRIMES ARE CLEARED, BUT THE FACT THAT ONLY ABOUT TWO PERCENT OF THOSE ARRESTED ARE FOUND GUILTY AS CHARGED SUPPORTS THE AUTHOR'S CONTENTION THAT CRIME DOES PAY.
Index Term(s): Crime costs; Plea negotiations; Police attitudes
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