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Police Referral Practices and Social Service Agency Practices in Three Metropolitan Areas, 1977 [electronic resource]

Elinor Ostrom , Roger B. Parks , Gordon P. Whitaker
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Computer Resource; Online
Published
Ann Arbor, Mich. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor] 1984
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2006-01-18
Language
English
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ICPSR
ICPSR (Series)
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AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public.
Abstract
The dataset contains two related studies conducted in the metropolitan areas of St. Louis, Missouri, Tampa - St. Petersburg, Florida, and Rochester, New York. The study of police referral practices provies information on the types of calls made to police departments, the referrals made to social service agencies from these calls, and the pattern of citizen demands. Data for this study were collected from 26,465 calls for police service at 21 police departments. The 36 variables include the nature of the call, characteristics of the caller, and the type of agency receiving the referral.
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ICPSR 7791
ICPSR (Series) 7791
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