Community policing continues to be of great interest to policy makers, scholars and, of course, local police agencies. Successfully achieving the transformation from a traditional policing model to community policing can be difficult. This book aims to illuminate the path to make that change as easy as possible. Morash and Ford have produced a contributed anthology with original articles from a variety of well-known researchers, police trainers and leaders.
Dual Responsibilities: A Model for Immersing Midlevel Managers in Community Policing
It is possible to identify a desired culture and to specify strategies and activities designed to produce change, but without the change process becoming personalized, without individuals being willing to engage in new behaviors, without an alteration in the managerial competencies demonstrated in the organization, the organization's fundamental culture will not change.
Much of the emphasis of the community-policing movement has been on the changing roles of patrol officers and sergeants. Community policing evokes images of patrol officers meeting with neighborhood groups, walking foot beats, and working with children. Consistent with this view, the focus ...