Mengyan Dai earned his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. He is an assistant professor of Criminology, Criminal Justice & Forensic Studies at the University of Baltimore.2010 0-7734-3664-2
Using data from systematic social observations of police-citizen encounters, the statistical analyses demonstrate the importance of understanding the dynamics of police citizen encounters. The findings suggest how to enhance police legitimacy and improve the experiences of police citizen interactions. This book will appeal to criminal justice scholars and practitioners.