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NCJ Number: 41082 Find in a Library
Title: ATTITUDES AND OPINIONS OF FLORIDA RESIDENTS AGE 16 TO 25 REGARDING CRIME PREVENTI0N LAW ENFORCEMENT AND RELATED SUBJECTS - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Author(s): C STAUFFER
Corporate Author: Barbour and Monroe Marketing Research
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 48
Sponsoring Agency: Barbour and Monroe Marketing Research
Orlando, FL 32803
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS OPINION SURVEY, CONTRACTED BY THE FLORIDA SHERIFFS ASSOCIATION, MEASURED PUBLIC AWARENESS OF, AND ATTITUDE CHANGE TOWARD, FLORIDA SENATE BILL 55 WITH RESPECT TO LAW ENFORCEMENT, CRIME, AND THE COURTS.
Abstract: THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE PASSED A LAW STATING THAT PERSONS CONVICTED OF MAJOR FELONIES, SUCH AS MURDER, SEXUAL BATTERY, ROBBERY, AND BURGLARY, WHO HAD A GUN AT THE TIME SHALL BE SENTENCED TO A MINIMUM JAIL TERM OF THREE YEARS WITHOUT PAROLE. THE SURVEY COVERED A WIDE RANGE OF QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PUBLIC VIEW OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. THE DEMOGRAPHY OF THE SAMPLE BASE AND THE METHODOLOGY EMPLOYED ARE DESCRIBED....MSP
Index Term(s): Florida; Mandatory Sentencing; Public Attitudes/Opinion; Sampling; State laws; Summaries; Surveys
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