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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Reiss, Albert J.
Studies in crime and law enforcement in major metropolitan areas.
[Washington, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1967]
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Albert J Reiss; Donald J Black; United States. Office of Law Enforcement Assistance.; University of Michigan.; United States. President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice.
|Notes:||"Prepared under a grant by the Office of Law Enforcement Assistance ... to the University of Michigan."|
|Description:||2 v. 26 cm.|
|Contents:||v. 1. Section I. Measurement of the nature and amount of crime / Albert J. Reiss, Jr. Introduction --
Problems of measurement posed by an index of crime --
Criteria for measuring crime --
Some ways of measuring selected major crimes --
Criminal homicide --
Forcible rape --
Aggravated and simple assault --
Victims and offenders in offenses of rape, robbery, and assault --
Probability of becoming a victim of a major crime against the person --
Race and sex of offenders and their victims in major offenses against the person --
Modal types of victims, offenders, and victim-offender relationships in major crimes against the person --
Larceny : theft --
Auto theft --
A survey of crimes against businesses and organization --
Burglaries against businesses and organizations --
Robbery against businesses and organizations --
Shoplifting against businesses and organizations --
Entrepreneurial actions in dealing with shoplifting --
Passing bad checks --
Premises where victimization occurs in major crimes against the person, by race and sex of victims and offenders --
Forcible rape and assault with intent to rape --
Robbery and attempts to rob --
Major assaults with a dangerous weapon : assaults with a gun --
Assaults with a knife or other cutting instrument --
Assaults with other dangerous weapons --
Assaults with injury without a dangerous weapon and battery involving physical contact --
Threats with and without a dangerous weapon --
All major offenses against persons --
Victimization by offenders in each major offense against the person on street and residence premises --
The experience of while male victims --
The experience of white female victims --
The experience of negro male victims --
The experience of negro female victims --
Survey incidence of crime victimization --
Major problems in sample survey estimation of crime --
Estimating offense rates from victim information --
Comparison of police statistics and survey estimates --
Crime statistics on arrest --
Section II. Public perceptions and recollections about crime, law enforcement, and criminal justice / Albert J. Reiss, Jr. Introduction --
Part I. Evaluations and images of owners and managers of businesses and organizations toward the police and police service --
Part II. Citizen perceptions and recollections about crime, law enforcement, an criminal justice --
Appendix A. Survey instrument for a study of crime against residents of metropolitan areas --
Appendix B. Survey instrument for a study of law enforcement contacts in metropolitan areas. --
v. 2. Section I. Patterns of behavior in police and citizen transactions / D. J. Black and A. J. Reiss, Jr. Introduction --
Mobilization of the police --
Empirical study of police and citizen transactions --
Profile of the citizen participants in encounters --
Some aspects of police-citizen interaction --
Conduct of officer and general emotional state of citizen --
Conduct of officer and general demeanor of citizen --
Conduct of officer and sobriety of citizen --
"Prejudice" in officer's behavior and general emotional state of citizen --
"Prejudice" in officer's behavior and citizen's demeanor --
"Prejudice of officer and sobriety of citizen --
Police-suspect transactions --
Personal and property searches --
Field interrogations --
Admissions or confessions --
The use of threats --
Citizen requests for consultation with a third party --
Apprising of rights --
Police attitudes toward negroes --
Section II. Career orientations, job satisfaction, and the assessment of law enforcement problems by police officers / Albert J. Reiss, Jr. Introduction --
Design of study --
Officer orientation to a police career and police morale --
Officer satisfaction with his job --
Officer satisfaction with his assignment --
Officer perceptions of relations between police and the public and changes in them --
Police and relations with local government and its legal system --
Officer perceptions of problems in law enforcement and in their relations with the system of justice --
Concluding note --
Appendix A. Survey instruments for a study of police attitudes.
|Series Title:||Field surveys, 3.|
|Other Titles:||Crime and law enforcement in major metropolitan areas|
|Responsibility:||by Albert J. Reiss, Jr.|
- Law enforcement -- United States.
- Crime -- United States.
- Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
- Police-community relations.
- Criminalité -- États-Unis.
- Lois -- Application -- États-Unis.
- Justice pénale -- Administration -- États-Unis.
- Relations police-collectivité.