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NCJ Number: 229527 Find in a Library
Title: Observations Regarding Key Operational Realities in a Compstat Model of Policing
Journal: Justice Quarterly  Volume:27  Issue:1  Dated:February 2010  Pages:28-51
Author(s): Dean Dabney
Date Published: February 2010
Page Count: 24
Document: HTML (Publisher Site)
Type: Literature Review; Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: Drawing on 350 hours of ethnographic work conducted in a single geographic command within a metropolitan police department, this paper seeks to explore how officers orient to and internalize various dimensions of the Compstat model.
Abstract: Much has been written about the design, implementation, and crime-related outcomes of the Compstat model of policing. However, there exists a paucity of literature investigating the operational realities of this approach.The results identify a series of potential pitfalls associated with the Compstat model. References (Published Abstract)
Main Term(s): Police policies and procedures
Index Term(s): Computer aided operations; Data analysis; Data collection devices; Data collections; Problem-Oriented Policing
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