ERIC Number: EJ274094
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Police Services To Battered Women: Bad or Not So Bad?
Bowker, Lee H.
Criminal Justice and Behavior, v9 n4 p476-94 Dec 1982
Summarizes experiences of 146 battered women. Victims' perspective on police behavior was derived from reports of 276 contacts between these women and police officers. Identifies concerns associated with police demeanor, inadequate use of nonlegal "helping profession" intervention techniques, reluctance to arrest the suspects, and inconsistency of response among calls. (Author/RC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A