American Journal of Criminal Justice

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 68–81 | Cite as

Juvenile probation officer cynicism

  • Jeffrey P. Rush


This article addresses the question of cynicism among juvenile probation officers in Alabama. The findings reveal that Alabama juvenile probation officers are not as cynical as police and correctional officers have been found to be. It also reports that Alabama juvenile probation officer cynicism cannot be explained by the demographic variables of sex, length of service, and age.


Police Officer Juvenile Justice Juvenile Justice System Probation Officer Juvenile Court 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey P. Rush
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  1. 1.Jacksonville State UniversityUSA

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