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Principal Investigator(s): Petersilia, Joan; Abrahamse, Allan; Wilson, James Q.
Summary: The purpose of this data collection was to investigate the effects of crime rates, city characteristics, and police departments' financial resources on felony case attrition rates in 28 cities located in Los Angeles County, California. Demographic data for this collection were obtained from the 1983 COUNTY AND CITY DATA BOOK. Arrest data were collected directly from the 1980 and 1981 CALIFORNIA OFFENDER BASED TRANSACTION STATISTICS (OBTS) data files maintained by the California Bureau of Cr... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09352.v1
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