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NCJ Number: 94277 Find in a Library
Title: Changing the Guard in American Cities - A Current Empirical Assessment of Integration in Twenty Municipal Police Departments
Journal: Criminal Justice Review  Volume:9  Issue:1  Dated:(Spring 1984)  Pages:8-14
Author(s): E Hochstedler; R M Regoli; E D Poole
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 7
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This paper provides a comparative empirical examination of integration in twenty major city police agencies over a 14-year period.
Abstract: The data indicate that in these twenty agencies, obvious and measurable progress toward affirmative action goals has been realized. Nonetheless, nonwhites as a group are still underrepresented by about 50 percent, blacks are underrepresented about 67 percent, and females are underrepresented by about 85 percent. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Affirmative action programs; Minority recruitment; Municipal police; Police agencies
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