With law enforcement legitimacy at the forefront in the United States (and discussed by media around the world), police agencies are seeking to rebuild trust and relationships with the communities and citizens they are sworn to protect. This issue will look at theories, examples, and initiatives that can help law enforcement executives improve police-community relations, including those based on the recommendations of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
Perspectives from the Bench and the Beat: The Implementation of Eyewitness Identification Reform in the State of Connecticut
Taking Up the Challenge: How State and Local Law Enforcement Leaders Are Responding to the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing ReportIn May 2015, the Final Report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing (task force report) was released to the public. The task force report was the culmination of Executive Ord...
Some officers are naturally skilled at social interactions. They can be thought of as Masters of Social Encounters (MSEs), as if they have an advanced degree. Others weren’t born with these kinds of...
Several controversial incidents across the United States involving law enforcement have raised the ire of segments of U.S. communities and shaken the trust some citizens have in their public safety of...
The Final Report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing pointed out how a number of landmark events involving law enforcement responses in the United States have exposed “ri...
Recent events across the United States suggest that the relationship between police officers and some members of the community—in a number of jurisdictions—may be at a crossroads. Several high-pro...
Ideas & Insights: Reply to Community Policing Revisited: Implementing the Principles of Procedural Justice and Police LegitimacyFundamental to community policing is the concept that the police and the public co-produce public safety through trust, legitimacy, information sharing—and above all—transparency. It’s also impe...
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