Change and Reform in Law Enforcement: Old and New Efforts from Across the Globe

Scott W. Phillips, Dilip K. Das

© 2017 - CRC Press
Published October 26, 2016
Reference - 325 Pages - 2 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498741682 - CAT# K26757
Series: International Police Executive Symposium Co-Publications

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  • Presents examples from over 6 countries
  • Provides information on social media and policing
  • Provides a forum for the broad exposure of reforms in the works
  • Discusses the effects that officers' educational backgrounds have on policing and reform
  • Highlights the relationship between the community and the police


This book provides broad exposure to a variety of policing reforms that have not received adequate attention. It includes information and examples from different countries regarding efforts to change aspects of policing that are problematic or involve changes in the way crimes are committed. Some of the efforts to improve the police are relatively recent (i.e., using social media) and some areas of policing that seem to require frequent attention (i.e., working with the public).