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NCJ Number: 32795 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE OFFICER'S EXERCISE OF DISCRETION IN THE DECISION TO ARREST - RELATIONSHIP TO ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS AND SOCIETAL VALUES
Author(s): J G FISK
Corporate Author: University of California, Los Angeles
Institute of Government and Public Affairs
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 111
Sponsoring Agency: University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Publication Number: 188
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: FIVE PAPERS WHICH DEAL WITH POLICE DISCRETION, ROLE PERCEPTION, ARREST DECISIONS, PSYCHOLOGICAL BURDENS, AND THE RELATIONSHIP OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S VALUES AND SELF WORTH TO THE WAY HE FUNCTIONS AS A POLICEMAN.
Abstract: THE PAPERS PROVIDED THE BACKGROUND FOR A CRITICAL ISSUES SEMINAR IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IN LOS ANGELES (UCLA) DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR 1972-1973.
Index Term(s): Arrest and apprehension; California; Decisionmaking; Police attitudes; Police community relations; Police discretion; Police responsibilities; Role perception
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