The Evolution of Community Policing from Theory to Implementation: A Process Evaluation
Weiss, David P.
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
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
hors série Number: 0
Subject Areas: Criminology,
Sociology & Social Sciences,
Imprint: Edwin Mellen Press
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