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Title: Developing a Partnership Between a University and a Police Department: The UBSOM-BPD Partnership Project
Author(s): Raymond G. Hunt Ph.D. ; Pamela K. Beal Ph.D.
Corporate Author: University at Buffalo School of Management
United States of America
Date Published: 12/1999
Page Count: 170
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 95-IJ-CX-0081
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Type: Program/Project Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes the partnership between the University at Buffalo School of Management (UBSOM) and the Buffalo Police Department (BPD).
Abstract: The partnership was intended to help the BPD build effective strategies for community policing. From the outset, the partnership was committed to a few general guidelines: (1) The research agenda would be driven primarily by the practitioners in the form of a steering committee; (2) Feedback systems should be developed to determine what worked and what didn't; and (3) Organizational change should be led from the middle. Highlights of this successful partnership include: (1) The University is now positioned as a trusted resource and service provider; (2) The steering committee provided a forum for discussing departmental issues and a vehicle for feedback from patrol and the detective bureau; (3) Middle managers became involved in projects to improve the department; (4) Planning proceeded by recognizing and capitalizing on opportunities rather than by a pre-formulated plan; (5) Information systems were developed with the assistance of student interns; and (6) The Regional Community Policing Center was established to continue and expand the partnership with the University. Notes, bibliography, appendixes
Main Term(s): Police
Index Term(s): Police organizational structure ; Program evaluation ; Program implementation ; Police management ; Policing innovation ; Private sector-government cooperation ; University/Criminal Justice Agency Collaboration ; Community policing ; New York
Note: For the executive summary See NCJ-181295
   
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