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Stress and Job Dissatisfaction Among Correctional Officers: An Unexpected Finding
A number of previous studies have examined the impact of stress on correctional officers. Findings in several of these previous studies indicate that peer support is positively related to increases
SURVIVING “THE JOINT”: MITIGATING FACTORS OF CORRECTIONAL OFFICER STRESS
ABSTRACT Many studies have focused upon the effect of stress upon police and correctional officers. This study investigates the relationship between stressors, coping mechanisms, and three types of
Toward a Balanced Approach: Defining Police Roles in Responding to Domestic Violence
TLDR
This study explores how police officers define their roles through the use of focus group interviews with detectives assigned to a domestic violence unit, identifying the identification of three role perspectives.
The Impact of Race on the Police Decision to Search During a Traffic Stop
Racial profiling is an important issue in contemporary policing. Research in this area, especially in the decision to search, has relied on an outcomes test and correlates that are largely devoid of
Hate Crimes against Gay Men and Lesbian Women: A Routine Activity Approach for Predicting Victimization Risk
Les AA. se penchent sur les violences perpetrees a l'encontre des gays et des lesbiennes dans une ville du mid-south americain. Par une approche fondee sur la theorie de l'activite de routine, ils
Intermediate Sanctions and the Halfway Back Program in Kentucky
Intermediate sanctions are more cost-effective means of responding to crime, both at the initial point of sanctioning, and as a means of responding to noncompliant offenders already under
The Issue of Racial Profiling in Traffic Stop Citations
This study addresses racial profiling when the traffic stop outcome is a citation. This study uses focal concerns theory as a theoretical explanation for police officer decision-making while using
Analyzing racial profiling from traffic searches
The purpose of this paper is to examine the issue of racial profiling when the traffic stop outcome is a search using focal concerns theory as a theoretical explanation for police officer decision
Searches and Traffic Stops: Racial Profiling and Capriciousness
The purpose of the present study is to examine traffic stop data—in particular data on searches—to better understand racial profiling. We use a measure of capriciousness to understand whether the
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