The Attitude of the Berlin Population to Their Police

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Feger, Hubert (Fachbereich Erziehungs- und Unterrichtswissenschaften, Institut für Psychologie (WE 7), Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Korff, Jörg (Fachbereich Erziehungs- und Unterrichtswissenschaften, Institut für Psychologie (WE 7), Freie Universität Berlin)
Publication Date
  • Fachbereich Erziehungs- und Unterrichtswissenschaften, Institut fuer Psychologie (WE 7), Freie Universitaet Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Institutions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Conflict, security and peace
  • Abstract

    Attitude of selected residents of Berlin to the police. Topics: Employment in the civil service; origins from the new states; general self-classification of attitude to the police; actual image of Berlin police and ideal concept of Berlin police (semantic differentials); pair comparisons of ideal concept of the Berlin police with the entire Berlin police force, the Berlin criminal investigation department, the Berlin traffic police, the Berlin voluntary police reserve, the police in the media, the police from entertainment broadcasts or mysteries and the police from personal contacts; comparison of the Berlin police with the parliament, the judiciary, companies in the free market economy, private security services and the Federal German Armed Forces (pair comparisons); attitude to the police (scale); type of personal contacts with the Berlin police.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1993-07 / 1993-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
Sampled Universe
Subjects not employed in the police force, and employees of the police force
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection of 41 subjects not employed in the police force, and sample of 76 employees of the police force (police divisions Spandau, Prenzlauer Berg, Marzahn and from headquarters staff)
Collection Mode
  • Written survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 475
    Number of Variables: 143
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2602 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Scopos (Hrsg.): Die Einstellung der Berliner Bevölkerung zu ihrer Polizei: Eine qualitative Image-Analyse mit psychologischen Methoden. Köln: Scopos, Institut für Markt- und Sozialforschung (1994)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22