SAGE Journal Articles
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Description: This article explores the relationship between fear of crime and police presence.
Learning Objective: 6-2: Consideration of the relationship between the media and public fears about crime, and the rationality or irrationality of such fears.
Questions that apply to this article:
- Discuss how the importance of fear of crime as a concept.
- Explain the influence of individual lifestyle (choices) on fear of crime.
- Explain approaches used by police to adequately address the fear of crime issue.
Description: This article explores the duality of real and perceived images of police, as experienced by adolescents.
Learning Objective: 6-1: A discussion of the changing mediated (or “mediatized”) relationship between police and the public.