Criminal Justice Professionals’ Attitudes Towards Offenders: Assessing the Link between Global Orientations and Specific Attributions
By Willits, Dale; Broidy, Dale; Lyons, Christopher; Gonzales, Ashley.
U.S. Dept. of Justice. State Justice Statistics (Washington, DC).
University of New Mexico. Institute for Social Research. New Mexico Statistical Analysis Center (NMSAC) (Albuquerque, NM).
The beliefs of correctional officers that offenders will not recidivate and will find employment upon release from incarceration are examined. A similar study would show how the correctional officers in your agency view offenders. This allows you to address comparable perceptions before they become widespread and negatively impact operational efficiency. Respondent perceptions regarding a hypothetical offender’s likelihood to recidivate, rehabilitate, find a job, and find steady employment were ... Read More