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Room Color and Aggression in A Criminal Detention Holding Cell : A Test of the " Tranquilizing Pink " Hypothesis

  title={Room Color and Aggression in A Criminal Detention Holding Cell : A Test of the " Tranquilizing Pink " Hypothesis},
  author={Robert J. Pellegrini and Alexander G. Schauss and Michael E. Miller},
Incidence of aggressive officer-arrestee encounters was compared for the twelve months before and after changing the color of a county jail 13'4" by 15'6" strip search room from pale blue to hot pink. This size of holding room is much larger than those other jail or prison holding rooms which have reported success in curbing aggressive behavior among inmates. Relative frequency of such incidents did decrease for the first month following the color change, but subsequently increased, reaching… 
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