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NCJ Number: 32731 Find in a Library
Title: PERCEPTION OF POLICE POWER - A STUDY IN FOUR CITIES MONOGRAPH SERIES, V 8
Author(s): A D MYLONAS
Corporate Author: New York University School of Law
Criminal Law Education and Research Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 138
Sponsoring Agency: Fred B Rothman & Co
Littleton, CO 80123
New York University School of Law
New York, NY 10003
Sale Source: Fred B Rothman & Co
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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A STUDY WHICH USES A SAMPLE OF 2, 400 PEOPLE FROM VARIOUS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL LEVELS TO DETERMINE IF DIFFERENT GROUPS VIEW THE POLICE AND THEIR ROLE AND EFFECTIVENESS IN DIFFERENT WAYS THAN THE POLICE THEMSELVES DO.
Abstract: THE 2,400 CAME FROM 4 CITIES: COLOGNE, TEL AVIV, ROME, AND NEW YORK. THE STUDY BEGINS BY DESCRIBING THE 2,400, AND THEN THE METHODS USED TO DETERMINE THE HYPOTHESIS. THE STUDY SHOWS THE HYPOTHESIS TO BE TRUE, AND PRESENTS A SUMMARY OF THE FINDINGS AND A LIST OF CONCLUSIONS THAT CAN BE DRAWN. THE APPENDIXES GIVE IN SOME DETAIL THE SPECIFIC QUESTIONS THE 2,400 PARTICIPANTS ANSWERED IN CONNECTION WITH THE STUDY.
Index Term(s): Germany; Human factors engineering; Israel; Italy; New York; Police attitudes; Police Brutality; Police community relations; Police effectiveness; Police responsibilities; Resentment
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