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Student attitudes toward authority, law, and police

Stanley Coopersmith

Student attitudes toward authority, law, and police

how they are affected by the law education program of Davis, California. With the collaboration of Jonathan Stubbs [and others]

by Stanley Coopersmith

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Published by Published for the Davis Police Dept. [by] Institute of Governmental Affairs in Davis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law enforcement -- Study and teaching -- Davis, Calif.,
  • Police-community relations.,
  • Davis, Calif. -- Police,
  • Students -- Attitudes

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUniversity of California, Davis. Institute of Governmental Affairs, Davis, Calif. Police Dept., California. Council on Criminal Justice
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8148 D272 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination65p.
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21848250M

    school students and police trainees. It is desig:)ed to improve police-juvenile. relations through juvenile attitude change and. police understanding. Units have been developed for social. studies teachers pertaining to the law and law enforcement and for police trainees. dealing with the . SAGE Books. Explore research monographs, classroom texts, and professional development titles. SAGE Business Cases. Discover the real world of business for best practices and professional success. CQ Press. Discover trustworthy and timely resources in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. SAGE Reference.

    will not necessarily lead to more positive attitudes toward the police In , the ______ was created to distribute more than US$9 billion to police departments to fund the hiring of new officers "to foster problem solving and interaction with communities.". The purpose of this study was to assess college students' attitudes toward the police in the Greater Baton Rouge area. The DOJ (b) reported on police legitimacy defines the term as the belief that law enforcement officials should be permitted to use their position to maintain societal order and handle issues present in their local communities.

    police behavior is based primarily on situational determinants rather than officers' attitudes. To our knowledge, only two quantitative studies have found a significant relationship between officers' attitudes and their behavior. Mastrofski et al. () reported that officers with more positive attitudes toward . The importance of studying attitudes toward the police is underscored by decades of research that links attitudes to several key outcomes, including individuals’ law-abiding behaviors (Sunshine and Tyler ), public support for the allocation of resources to police agencies (), evaluations of police performance drawn from the fairness model of policing (Skogan and Frydl ), and.


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Student Attitudes Toward authority, Law, and Police: How they are Affected by the Law Education Program of Davis, California Paperback – by Stanley Coppersmith (Author)Author: Stanley Coppersmith. Get this from a library. Student attitudes toward authority, law, and police: how they are affected by the law education program of Davis, California.

[Stanley Coopersmith]. Both types of measure were given to students at the South Australian Institute of Technology. They () completed questionnaires measuring attitudes toward police, teachers, law, army, symbolic authority; and a test of conforming with by: The current study will add to the law on public attitudes toward law enforcement by assessing the individual and contextual-level predictors of one of the key concepts in police legitimacy.

This study tests for the effect of race and other factors on the attitude of college students toward the police. Students in a mid-sized 4-year public university were presented with an instrument of 14 statements and asked to indicate the extent to which they agreed or disagreed with each of them on a 5-point Likert by: Officers’ Attitudes Toward Limitations on Use act with citizens and the methods by which they enforce the law—have critical implications for our democracy and the quality of life of our citizens.

As Jerome The Abuse of Police Authority national study attitudes. Talking about the nature and attitude of the Ghanaian as he discovered early as a student in And police book School in the late s into the early s, Mr KB Asante had this to say. Respect for Authority Figures Informs Public Attitudes Toward Police.

and thus likely have little impact on attitudes toward law enforcement. measured people’s deference toward authority. Abstract.

In his comparative study of the police of London and those of New York betwen andWilbur Miller argues that the former developed an impersonal authority which transcended conflicts current in society by maintaining order impartially within the law. The London ‘bobby’ was an impersonal, bureaucratic professional.

By contrast the New York ‘cop’ was a citizen with a. A child’s attitude towards police begins with a parent’s attitude toward police.

Let’s teach our children to respect those in authority and to honor ones willing to protect others when scary things come. Has your family done something to encourage your local law enforcement. Suggested Resources for Children about Police Officers.

police abuse and encouraged police offic-ers to expand the boundaries of accept-able use of police authority. Relatively few surveys of police attitudes toward abuse of authority have been con-ducted, and these have focused primarily on specific police agencies or local or State jurisdictions.1 Some of these studies Serious cases of abuse of.

and attitudes toward law enforcement are shaped by their first encounter with a police officer. Juvenile offenders are involved in a disproportionately large number of crimes relative to their percentage of the population, so they present a spe cial challenge for law enforcement.

juvenile attitudes toward the police. Even less literature exists that employs a theoretical context in order to better understand juvenile attitudes toward the police and other authority figures in their lives.

In fact, one can safely say that juvenile attitudes toward police and other authority figures are a relatively unexplored area of criminal justice research. Only within the last few years have researchers. Abstract This paper will describe police power and police authority.

I will also talk about police discretion as for as whom gets locked up and who is allowed to go free. This paper will discuss the different use of police force.

In this paper I will also talk about police attitude, police misconduct, and physical abuse among police officers. TABLE 3 FEMALE CITIZENS AND POLICE ATTITUDES Female Citizen's Police Attitude Attitude Nonauthoritarian Authoritarian Total Positive 1, Negative 2 Total 1, (chi-square =* phi = ) *Significant at the level, df = 1.

50 Police. Growing concern with the effect of negative public attitudes toward the police on police‐community polarization and morale and effectiveness has led to numerous efforts to improve the image of the policeman and to facilitate more positive relationships with the community.

It is proposed that the eflectiveness of such programs is hindered by. attitudes about police and policing are examined by comparing the unique clustering of responses of several groups. Specifically, atti-tude structures of Blacks, Cuban-Americans, Anglos (nonhispanic whites), teenagers, and adults are examined and compared.

THE LrrERATURE Attitudes toward law enforcement was a popular topic of study. The police aim at maintaining law and order and social peace, and to achieve it they can make use of authority and power in a coercive way, through repression, prohibition or control, but they can.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. 6, pp. Pergamon Press. Printed in U.S.A. THE IMPORTANCE OF POLICE CONTACT IN THE FORMULATION OF YOUTHS' ATTITUDES TOWARD POLICE WILLIAM T. RUSINKO International Training, Research and Evaluation Council College Park, Maryland KNOWLTON W.

JOHNSON Institute of Criminal Justice and. Media Influences and Student Attitudes Toward Law Enforcement Figures Within Northeast Tennessee by George T.

Ford The purpose of this study is to analyze student attitudes toward various law enforcement figures and to obtain a better understanding of public relations, police effectiveness, and media influences in Northeastern Tennessee.Police agencies, in general, have sought to become more professionalized since the days of the first night watchman.

Studies using Hall’s Professionalism Scale concluded that officers possess higher-than-average professionalism attitudes (Carlan & Lewis, ). College students aspiring to become law enforcement officers were found to.In a comparison of criminal justice and noncriminal justice majors on attitudes toward police, Mbuba () reported that the two groups did not differ significantly in respect to their attitudes.