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Contacts Between Police and Public: Findings From the 1999 National Survey

NCJ Number
184957
Date Published
Agencies
BJS
Annotation
This report presents data on the nature and characteristics of citizen contacts with the police over a 12-month period.
Abstract
Findings are provided from a nationally representative survey of nearly 90,000 residents age 16 or older. Detailed information is presented on face-to-face contacts with the police including traffic stops, arrests, handcuffing and incidents of police use-of-force. The report provides demographic characteristics of citizens and police officers involved in traffic stops and use of force encounters. 31 tables
Date Created: July 2, 2018