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We asked respondents to report whether officers had treated them with respect or disrespect, harassed, physically assaulted, or sexually assaulted them. We left it up to respondents to select which terms best described their experience.

2 U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Prevalence of Imprisonment in the U.S. Population, 1974-2001 by Thomas P. Bonczar (Washington, DC: GPO, 2003): http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/pdf/ piusp01.pdf . 3 Generally, a jail is a facility administered by a local jurisdiction to confine people for short periods of time. A prison is administered by the state and used to house convicted criminals for generally longer periods. 4 Valerie Jenness et al., Violence in California correctional facilities: An empirical examination of sexual assault. Center for Evidence-Based Corrections, Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University of California, Irvine (2007): http://ucicorrections.seweb.uci.edu/pdf/PREA_ Presentation_PREA_Report_UCI_Jenness_et_al.pdf.

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