Criminal Justice Faculty Publications

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This presentation presents preliminary research findings of a study on the nature and extent of police crime in the United States. It provides information on the factors that influence how a law enforcement agency responds to arrests of its officers. The data indicate that civil rights litigation is a correlate of police misconduct.

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Conference: American Psychological Association, APA Division 18, Police and Public Safety Section. Note: This project was supported by Award No. 2011-IJ-CX-0024, awarded by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendation expressed in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of Justice.

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