How To Recognize Good Policing: Problems and Issues / Edition 1

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Overview

Since the early 1970's, police reform has been a major concern throughout the world. Widespread implementation of various forms of problem-oriented policing, plus the unforeseen decline of crime rates in recent years observed in most Western countries, has focused attention on the need for evaluation studies of policing. How To Recognize Good Policing brings together the research findings and practical experience of acknowledged experts in the field.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761916147
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 8/28/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Jean-Paul Brodeur
PART ONE: POLICING AND EVALUATION RESEARCH
OVERVIEW
The Changing Role of the Police - Dennis P Rosenbaum
Assessing the Current Transition to Community Policing
Tailor-Made Policing - Jean-Paul Brodeur
A Conceptual Investigation
PART TWO: ISSUES IN PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT
Process or Product? Problems of Assessing Individual Police Performance - Robert Reiner
Evaluating Service Delivery of Police Agencies - Jerome E Mc Elroy
Suggestions for Focus and Strategy
Community Participation and Community Policing - Wesley G Skogan
Police and Public Involvement in the Delivery of Community Policing - Trevor Bennett
Evaluating Satisfaction - Vincent F Sacco
PART THREE: ISSUES IN ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
Evaluating Planned Change Strategies in Modern Law Enforcement - Jack R Greene
Implementing Community-Based Policing
Community Policing and Police Organization Structure - Stephen D Mastrofski
PART FOUR: PERSPECTIVES AND CONCLUSIONS
Late Modernity, Governance and Policing - Les Johnston
The Assessment of Police Performance - Jean-Paul Brodeur
Conclusions

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