The world of policing is one of constant change. As far back as the early days of Peelian police philosophy the missions and goals of police departments have constantly been altered. In our diverse communities and cites worldwide we see police departments engaged in very different forms of policin
Crime rates and particularly the rates of violent and gun related crimes are rising in most rich countries. Targets for blame include higher drug use, higher inequality and greater availability of weapons. While Liberal politics tends to favor rehabilitation and structural improvement to combat crim
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Policing Terrorism: A Community Response to Invasive Operations
In light of the catastrophic terrorist attack on New York City and Washington, DC on September 11th, 2001 and subsequent attacks on major urban populations such as Madrid (2004), London (2005), and Mumbai (2008), national initiatives
Following reported allegations of an increase in police misconduct as a result of more assertive policing, greater endeavors should be taken to ensure that drops in crime do not correspond with increasing complaints and allegations of police misconduct. Reducing crime should rema
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William Bratton and the NYPD
Crime Control through Middle Management Reform
Andrea R. Nagy1 Joel Podolny2
William Bratton, commissioner of the New York Police Department from 1994 to 1996, presided over a dramatic decline in the city’s crime rate. Hi
NYPD: Stop, Question & Frisk Policy
A New Style of Policing or a Crime Fighting Tool?
Racial Profiling in the Criminal Justice system. Racial Profiling has been argued to be a very ineffective style of community policing in the criminal justice...