How to Recognize Good Policing: Problems and Issues

How to Recognize Good Policing: Problems and Issues

By: Jean-Paul Brodeur (editor)Hardback

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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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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 McElroy 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

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/09/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780761916130
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780761916130
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 076191613X

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