measuring and sustaining success

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PDF’S AND PUBLICATIONS

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE, HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL - MEASURING PERFORMANCE IN A MODERN POLICE ORGANIZATION

This paper was written as part of the Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety out of Harvard. It includes recommendations for police executives regarding common mistakes in performance measurement and to suggest other important information.

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE - ESTABLISHING AND SUSTAINING LAW ENFORCEMENT: RESEARCHER PARTNERSHIPS

This article was produced by a partnership between the IACP and the NIJ. It discusses the many benefits law enforcement agencies get from partnering with research organizations. These benefits include producing knowledge about effective police policies and practices that law enforcement agencies can use to protect the public and bring lawbreakers to justice.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE - MEASURING EXCELLENCE: PLANNING AND MANAGING EVALUATION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INITIATIVES

This link provides information for conducting and managing program evaluation and understanding the need for evaluation.

WEB RESOURCES

NATIONAL POLICE FOUNDATION - BUILDING POLICE LEGITIMACY THROUGH MEASURING AND MANAGING PERFORMANCE

The National Police Foundation works to help the police be more effective in doing their job using innovation and science. This article was written by retired Chief of Police in Pittsburgh, Penn. Cameron McLay, and it discusses various metrics employed by the private sector that law enforcement agencies can use to improve their performance and measures of citizen engagement.

Evidence-Based Policing Matrix, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy

The George Mason University, Evidence-Based Policing Matrix is a research-to-practice translation tool that helps agencies and researchers easily view and access relevant information on studies and research related to policing.

Being Smart on Crime With Evidence-based Policing: National Institute of Justice

National Institute of Justice article examining the use of evidence-based policing practices that support effective policing practices.