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Criminal victimization in the United States; a report of a national survey,

Author: Philip H Ennis; National Opinion Research Center.; United States. President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice.
Publisher: [Chicago] National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington, 1967.
Series: Field surveys, 2.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although nearly one-half of victim crimes go unreported, the surveyed crime approximated police statistics by category distribution. Half of the defendants believed the judicial response to be too lenient. There was no consensus on the proper degree of police power. Being victimized, increased one's concern about personal safety. The questionnaires used in the survey may be found in the appendices.
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Ennis, Philip H.
Criminal victimization in the United States.
[Chicago] National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington, 1967
(OCoLC)652355912
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip H Ennis; National Opinion Research Center.; United States. President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice.
OCLC Number: 953830
Description: ix, 111 pages illustrations 26 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Chapter I. The measurement of crime --
Chapter II. How much crime? --
Chapter III. How much loss? --
Chapter IV. The distribution of crime --
Chapter V. Police notification and judicial outcome --
Chapter VI. Attitudes toward the police, law enforcement, and individual security --
Chapter VII. Assessing the method --
Appendix A. Questionnaire --
Appendix B. Sample allocation.
Series Title: Field surveys, 2.
Responsibility: by Philip H. Ennis.

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Although nearly one-half of victim crimes go unreported, the surveyed crime approximated police statistics by category distribution. Half of the defendants believed the judicial response to be too lenient. There was no consensus on the proper degree of police power. Being victimized, increased one's concern about personal safety. The questionnaires used in the survey may be found in the appendices.

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