National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Principal Investigator(s): Kenney, Dennis Jay
These data focus on the potential effectiveness of the Guardian Angels in their attempts to combat fear and crime on the New York City subways. Respondents were asked about their perceived fear of crime while riding the subways, the likelihood of their becoming victims of crimes, their opinions about the crime problem on the subways, and their knowledge and observations of the Guardian Angels.
These data are freely available.
Kenney, Dennis Jay. Fear of Crime and the Guardian Angels: Attitudes of New York City Subway Riders, 1984. ICPSR08531-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1986. doi:10.3886/ICPSR08531.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08531.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: New York City subway riders.
Data Types: survey data
Original ICPSR Release: 1986-11-07
- 2006-01-18 File CB8531.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
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