Applying Differential Coercion and Social Support Theory to Police Officers’ Misconduct

@article{Zavala2016ApplyingDC,
  title={Applying Differential Coercion and Social Support Theory to Police Officers’ Misconduct},
  author={E. Zavala and Don L. Kurtz},
  journal={Deviant Behavior},
  year={2016},
  volume={37},
  pages={877 - 892}
}
  • E. Zavala, Don L. Kurtz
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology
  • Deviant Behavior
  • ABSTRACT The goal of this study is to test differential coercion and social support theory on police officers’ misconduct. Data from the Police Stress and Domestic Violence in Police Families in Baltimore, Maryland, 1997–1999 are analyzed to test the propositions of the theory. Specifically, we test whether this theory can explain intimate partner violence (IPV) and problematic drinking perpetrated by police officers. Results indicated that two types of coercion (out of five) were significant… CONTINUE READING
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