Principal Investigator(s): Wish, Eric D.
Summary: This data collection was undertaken to estimate the prevalence of drug use/drug use trends among booked arrestees in New York City and to analyze the relationship between drug use and crime. The data, which were collected over a six-month period, were generated from volunteer interviews with male arrestees, the analyses of their urine specimens, police and court records of prior criminal behavior and experience with the criminal justice system, and records of each arrestee's current case, i... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09979.v1
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