Vicarious Contact Short Story

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This story involves a citizen’s complaint about a specific officer’s use of force on him. This story is an excellent example of vicarious contact. Cabaniss, the victim, clams that he is just one of several citizens of Bokchito to be harassed by the officer. He talked about how other people had told him of their encounter with this officer. Along with that about how an employee of his filed a misconduct report on the officer so he thought he was getting back at him for it. Hearing these stories from vicarious contacts caused him to have a negative view of this specific officer. Cabaniss is quoted saying “It seems like he thinks he’s judge, jury, and executioner.” Also as a result of him bring this officers alleged misconduct of the Bokchito

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