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Varieties of Police Behavior

The Management of Law and Order in Eight Communities, With a New Preface by the Author

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ISBN 9780674932111

Publication Date: 01/01/1978

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326 pages

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  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Patrolman
    • The Maintenance of Order
    • Justice as a Constraint
    • Some Organizational Consequences
  • 3. The Police Administrator
    • Managing Discretion
    • Critical Events
  • 4. Police Discretion
    • The Determinants of Discretion
    • The Eight Communities
    • The Uses of Discretion
  • 5. The Watchman Style
    • The Organizational Context
    • Some Consequences
  • 6. The Legalistic Style
    • The Organizational Context
    • Some Consequences
  • 7. The Service Style
    • The Organizational Context
    • Some Consequences
  • 8. Politics and the Police
    • Politics and the Watchman Style
    • Politics and the Service Style
    • Politics and the Legalistic Style
    • Some Findings from National Data
  • 9. Conclusions and Policy Implications

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