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NCJ Number: 98683 Find in a Library
Title: Police Force Cautioning - Policy and Practice
Journal: Howard Journal of Criminal Justice  Volume:24  Issue:2  Dated:(May 1985)  Pages:81-92
Author(s): G Laycock; R Tarling
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 12
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: In June 1984 the Home Office published a Consultative Document entitled Cautioning by the Police. This followed the deliberations of a working group set up to 'recommend a basis for more consistent and effective police cautioning practice'.
Abstract: The research described in this article was commissioned by the Working Group on Cautioning to consider the discrepancy in police force cautioning rates and the extent to which it resulted from differences in force policy and practice. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Arrest statistics; Comparative analysis; England; Juvenile offenders; Police policies and procedures
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