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NCJ Number: 235607 Find in a Library
Title: Measuring Police Organizations and their “Life Course”
Author(s): Dennis Rosenbaum; Wesley Skogan; Lorie Fridell; Steven Mastrofski; Susan Hartnett; Gary Cordner; JAck McDevitt
Date Published: January 2011
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: National Police Research Platform

NLECTC Small, Rural, Tribal and Border Regional Ctr
Somerset, KY 42501
Grant Number: 2008-DN-BX-0005
Document: PDF
Publisher: http://www.nationalpoliceresearch.org/ 
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report examines a new methodology for studying police organizations in the 21st century, using online surveys of department employees.
Abstract: This report examines a new methodology for studying police organizations in the 21st century, using online surveys of department employees. By surveying annually with a large and diverse sample of agencies, the methodology can measure the “life course” of these dynamic organizations to document change, provide timely feedback, establish national norms, furnish data series for future research and foster partnerships between practitioners and researchers.
Main Term(s): Police organizational structure
Index Term(s): Organization development
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