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The Evolution of Community Policing from Theory to Implementation: A Process Evaluation
Weiss, David P.

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This book examines the evolution of the concept of community policing and the theory of broken windows (introduced by James Q. Wilson and George Kelling in a 1982 Atlantic Monthly article). The work makes policy recommendations for the future of policing in a post-September 11 world.

From the Foreword:
“. . . a substantial contribution to the public policy debate . . . Readers, be they front-line police officers, those occupying leadership positions in police departments, elected or appointive city officials, academic researchers, or simply civic-engaged citizens, will profit enormously from Professor’s Weiss’s thoughtful, integrative, and challenging conclusions.”
– Prof. Ralph A. Rossum, Claremont McKenna College


Author's Abstract:
This work outlines the theoretical and conceptual groundwork, reviews the literature, and presents a broader descriptive picture of what community policing looks like in fifty-one of the larger cities across the United States. It is an in-depth qualitative analysis of four cities across the U.S. that have engaged in community policing: San Diego , Chicago , Newark , and Lowell. It then proposes taking community policing to the next level of application.

ISBN10:  0-7734-1401-0   ISBN13:  978-0-7734-1401-3    Pages:  364    Year:  2010   

Series: hors série Number: 0

Subject Areas:  Criminology, Forthcoming, Sociology & Social Sciences,

Imprint: Edwin Mellen Press

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