skip navigation


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.


NCJ Number: 141337 Find in a Library
Title: Discourse of the Gendarme Officers on the Gendarmerie
Journal: Cahiers de la Securite Interieure  Issue:11  Dated:(November 1992- January 1993)  Pages:121-124
Author(s): F Dieu
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 4
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: French
Country: France
Annotation: The article reviews the gendarmerie from the point of view of those who are part of it.
Abstract: The viewpoints expressed are the official, the institutional, the functional, the associative, and the individual. The official is what the public sees, the institutional is found in in-house publications, and the functional are the official internal publications. The associative viewpoint is what is produced by gendarmerie professional associations, and the individual viewpoints are those expressed be individual gendarmerie officers, usually upon retirement. The brief article proposes not to summarize the viewpoints, but rather to suggest areas for further study. 5 notes
Main Term(s): Foreign police
Index Term(s): Armed services police; France; History of policing
To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.