V. Situational Factors Affecting Police Discretion

Description of Figure V.5

Figure V.5 Views on the impact of the youth’s prior record, by the officer’s location of service

Figure V.5 shows views on the impact of the youth’s prior record, by the officer’s location of service, by percentage of officers who consider it a factor or a major factor

  • Patrol 93%
  • Youth Squad 93%
  • SLO/SRO 71%
  • GIS 88%
  • Management 75%
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