A Contextual Effects Model for Understanding the Causes and Correlates of Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted in the Line of Duty

Research Objectives

Background

NIOSH 10 Risk Factors for Assaults/Homicides in the Workplace

Prior Research on Violence Against Police

Major Shortcomings in Prior Research

Focus Primarily on Incidents Resulting in Death

Focus Primarily on Incidents Resulting in Death

Focus Primarily on Incidents Resulting in Death

Major Shortcomings in Prior Research

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Data for Study

Dependent Variable for Study
from NIBRS

Dependent Variable for Study
from NIBRS

Independent Variable for Study
from US Census

Independent Variables for Study
from NIBRS

Circumstances

Other Independent Variables using data from NIBRS

Analysis

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Extended Analysis

Findings from Expanded Model

Negative Binomial Regression Results