organizational culture

Additional resources to encourage the creation and sustainment of positive cultures within law enforcement organizations

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PDF’S AND PUBLICATIONS

Camden's Turn: A Story of Police Reform in Progress

Published as part of the Not in Our Town Initiative, this resource chronicles the transformation of the Camden Police Department and its shift in organizational culture, community engagement, and approach to policing.

Best Practices Guide: Recruitment, Retention, and Turnover of Law Enforcement Personnel

This International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) publication considers best practices related to recruitment, retention, and the management of turnover in law enforcement.

Organizational Culture Eats Policy for Lunch (BJA Executive Session Series)

Part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Executive Session on Police Leadership, this article compares and contrasts the roles of organizational culture and policy in effective policing.

WEB RESOURCES

POLICE CHIEF MAGAZINE - TEN BEST WAYS TO BUILD A QUALITY ACHIEVEMENT: WORK CULTURE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

Police Chief Magazine is a publication produced by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and its articles are contributed by practitioners in law enforcement or related fields. This article details ten steps law enforcement agencies can take to improve work culture.

LAW ENFORCEMENT BULLETIN - FOCUS ON ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE: STRENGTHENING POLICE ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH INTERPERSONAL LEADERSHIP

The Law Enforcement Bulletin is a website provided by the FBI’s training division, and it hosts a variety of articles and resources that are of interest to the criminal justice community. This article describes steps that law enforcement leaders can take to improve the culture within their agency.

NATIONAL POLICE FOUNDATION - LEADING CULTURE CHANGE

The National Police Foundation works to help the police be more effective in doing their job using innovation and science. This article describes one chief’s approach to developing a strong work culture in her department.