CRJS 485: Police Management Report a Broken Link

Criminal Justice 485: Police Management introduces selected issues and practices that are associated with mid-level police management. The course emphasizes the changing Canadian police environment and the shift that has been occurring in police organizational structures since the mid-1990s. This Digital Reading Room contains assigned readings for the course, in addition to those found in the course Study Guide and Reading File.

Unit 1: The Changing Environment of Policing


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Unit 2: How Policing Has Responded: TQM, NPM, Crime Management and Decentralization


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Supplementary Readings

Unit 3: Leadership: More Than Just Getting Things Done


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Unit 4: Ethics: So What!


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Supplementary Readings
Newburn, T. (1999). Understanding and preventing police corruption: Lessons from the literature, pp. 28-49. Police Research Series, Paper 110. London: Policing and Reducing Crime Unit, Home Office.

Unit 5: Articulating the Service's Character and Direction: Strategic Management


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Metcalfe, B. (2001) The strategic integration of POP nad performance management: A viable partnership? Policing and Society, 11:209-234 Policing and Society, 11:209-234

Unit 6: Knowledge Management


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Unit 7: Evaluation: What Are We Looking At And How Should We Measure It?


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Online article published by the Australian Institute of Criminology
Australian Institute of Criminology home page

Unit 8: Risk Management


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Online article published by the US Department of Justice
US Department of Justice home page

Unit 9: Future Trends: Succession Management, Police Governance


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Article posted to the British Columbia Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Web site
The British Columbia Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General home page