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How the public see the police: an Australian survey: 1

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

The Australian Institute of Criminology sponsored a survey concerning attitudes to police and police services. This report extracts information concerning personal opinions and experiences of the police. It discusses respect for police; satisfaction with police performance; perceptions of police honesty, politeness and helpfulness; experiences of being stopped or questioned by police; and experiences from those requesting assistance.

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Swanton B, Walker J, Mukherjee S & Wilson P. 1988. How the public see the police: an Australian survey: 1. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 11. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi11