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The Impact of Procedural Injustice During Police-Citizen Encounters: The Role of Officer Gender

Abstract This study examined the effects of procedural injustice during hypothetical police-citizen encounters. Specifically, the main effects of procedural injustice on emotional responses to police treatment, components of police legitimacy, and willingness to cooperate with the police were assessed. Importantly, this study also tested whether the effect of procedural injustice was invariant across officer gender. A factorial vignette survey that consisted of two different police encounter scenarios (i.e., potential stalking incident and traffic accident) was administered to a university-based sample (N = 525). Results showed that the effect of procedural injustice during such encounters had a powerful and significant influence on participants’ em... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Brown, Katharine Leigh (Author) / Reisig, Michael D (Advisor) / Holtfreter Reisig, Kristy L (Committee member) / Telep, Cody W (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Criminology / Emotion / Gender / Legitimacy / Policing / Procedural Justice / Vignette
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 46 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Criminology and Criminal Justice 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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