History of policing
Origins and Development of the Policia Nacional Civil of El Salvador (From Policing in Central and Eastern Europe: Dilemmas of Contemporary Criminal Justice, P 172-181, 2004, Gorazd Mesko, et al., eds. -- See NCJ-207973)
Police in Peace Operations: The Case of Missions in South-Eastern Europe and the Case of Slovenian Peacekeepers (From Policing in Central and Eastern Europe: Dilemmas of Contemporary Criminal Justice, P 182-138, 2004, Gorazd Mesko, et al., eds. -- See NCJ-207973)
Debating the Evolution of American Policing: An Edited Transcript to Accompany 'The Evolving Strategy of Policing'
School Resource Officers and Police in Schools - Breakout Session, NIJ Virtual Conference on School Safety
On February 16-18, 2021, the National Institute of Justice hosted the Virtual Conference on School Safety: Bridging Research to Practice to Safeguard Our Schools. This video includes the following presentations:
Panelists debate the premise of a Harvard Executive Session working paper that suggests police organizations are striving for a "new" professionalism. Leaders are endeavoring for stricter standards of efficiency and conduct, while also increasing their legitimacy to the public and encouraging innovation. Is this new? Will this idea lead to prematurely discarding community policing as a guiding philosophy?
A View From the Street: Police Leaders Share Their Perspectives on Urgent Policy and Research Issues
Sponsored by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and its Research Advisory Committee (RAC), this panel unites law enforcement leaders from across the country to discuss their policy and research concerns. Charles Wellford, IACP RAC co-chair and University of Maryland professor, will facilitate the panel. Presenters will discuss urgent policing issues that merit ongoing research, law enforcement and academic research partnerships, and how research can and does affect agency policy and operations.