An inventory of surveys of the public on crime, justice and related topics by National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.

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Statementby Albert D. Biderman [and others]
SeriesPR 72-16
ContributionsBiderman, Albert David, 1923-
LC ClassificationsHV6789 N37
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Pagination[various pagings]
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The survey provided a comprehensive national assessment of attitudes, and the topics covered include: fear of crime; gun control; capital punishment; and juvenile crime. Using the data collected, distinguished criminologists report on the development and current status of public.

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See additional resources for collaboration in the online companion to the 3rd edition of the book. View the inventory, a item list of collaboration factors. Read the RAND study reporting reliability data for the instrument.

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Statistics on large number of crime and criminal justice topics in the United States, including data on arrests, police officers and agencies, courts, convictions, sentences, drugs, corrections, inmates in local jails, State and Federal prisoners, death penalty, violent crime victims, terrorism, and public opinion.

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You could customize a survey based on this example by clicking on the SurveyShare banner at the top of the screen. Other Topics Related to Crime. A description of the questions on the attitudes of the respondent toward justice is found in Attitudes; the use of drugs by the respondent is described in Drug Use; and descriptions of survey questions on the safety of the respondent's household environment are found in Household & Neighborhood Environment.

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