University of Phoenix

Project Description

Preceptions of the Criminal Justice System

Project Abstract

What is your age group?
0-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-45 46-55 56-65 66-75 over 75
What ethnicity do you consider yourself?
Caucasian Native American Black Asian Pacific Islander Hispanic Other Wish not to disclose
Are you from an urban or suburban area?
Urban Suburban
What part of the United States are you from?
East North East Mid-Atlantic South Midwest West North West
Do you believe that you were brought up in a loving, nurturing, careing &, disciplined home?
Yes No
Were you adopted or raised by anyone other than at least one of your biological parents?
Yes No
Who were you raised by your biological mother or father or both?
Mother Father Both
If you were raised by either your biological mother or father only did they remarry?
Yes They Remarried No They Stayed Single
Do you feel that your upbringing keep you away from crime?
Yes No
Has anybody in your family been convicted of a felony?
Yes No

What was your first experience with law enforcement?

If you had a First experience with law enforcement was your experience a positive or negative one?
Positive Negative
Have you ever witnessed a crime taking place, or was a victim of a crime?
Witness Victim
Either as a witness or a victim did you have to call "911?"?
Yes No
Were you satisfied with the response when you called 911?
Yes No
Have you ever been a victim in a crime?
Yes No
If were a victim of a crime how were you treated?
Horrible 1 – 2 –3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 – 10 Excellent Not Applicable
Have you ever seen a trial in person?
Yes No
Have you ever been in front of a judge for a speeding ticket or other minor
Yes No
If you did appear before a judge for minor offenses did you think you were treated fairly?
Yes No
Have you ever been inside a prison?
Yes No
Would you agree that most criminals obtain their weapons illegally?
Yes No
Do you feel that the criminal justice system has been broken down to a point where it is the inability to deal with criminals that are caught by police (prosecution and incarceration) that is the major cause of crime in the United States?
Yes No
Do you think that the court system in the United States is soft on crime in general?
Yes No
Are you satisfied with the results of the court system?
Yes No
Do you believe the media coverage of police-involved shootings encourages riots or other disturbances?
Yes No
Do you think that television shows accurately depict the criminal justice
Yes No
In your community how well do you think your Police department is doing?
Horrible 1 – 2 –3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 – 10 Excellent

Surveys released for this project:
Sample Survey 30
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