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Toward a new professionalism in policing /

Christopher Stone and Jeremy Travis.

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Main Author: Stone, Christopher.
Other Names: Travis, Jeremy.
Published: [Cambridge, Mass.] : Harvard Kennedy School Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management ; [2011]
Series: New perspectives in policing.
Topics: Police professionalization - United States. | Law enforcement - United States.
Regions: United States.
Online Access: http://ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/232359.pdf
Online Access: http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo9168
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Physical Description: 26 pages ; 28 cm.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 21-26).
Summary: "In the 1980s, community policing replaced the traditional crime-fighting model of policing, often referred to as "professional policing." Community policing was an improvement over the previous policing paradigm (one that the authors argue was more truly professional than the command-and-control model that it replaced) and represented a great change in how police officers did their jobs. The authors argue that it is now time for a new model for the 21st century, one that they call a "New Professionalism." Their framework rests on increased accountability for police in both their effectiveness and their conduct; greater legitimacy in the eyes of the citizenry; continuous innovation in tactics and strategies for interacting with offenders, victims, and the general public; and national coherence through the development of national norms and protocols for policing. Governing Science is one of a series of papers that are being published as a result of the second "Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety," a collaboration of NIJ and Harvard Kennedy School's Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management."--Publisher's website.
Notes: Caption title.
"March 2011."
Shipping list no.: 2011-0280-P.
"NCJ 232359"--Page 4 of cover.
Other Names: Travis, Jeremy.
John F. Kennedy School of Government. Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management.
National Institute of Justice (U.S.)

More Details for: Toward a new professionalism in policing