American Journal of Police: Volume 15 Issue 1


Table of contents

Race, community context and confidence in the police

Liqun Cao, James Frank, Francis T. Cullen

Considers the impact of a range of variables on confidence in the police, including those given little or no previous attention, e.g. measures of crime experience and of…


The effect of weather and temporal variations on calls for police service

Ellen G. Cohn

Examines the effect of weather and temporal factors on the total calls for service (CFS) at the Minneapolis Police Department. Aims at the eventual development of an…


HIV/AIDS: state police training practices and personnel policies

Terry D. Edwards, Richard Tewksbury

Reports on a US survey of state police (and highway patrol) training academies concerning policies for dealing with AIDS. Finds that although a majority of these…


Keep them at home: juvenile curfew ordinances in 200 American cities

William Ruefle, Kenneith Mike Reynolds

Reviews the history of curfews, which began in England under Alfred the Great. Detects an increased interest in current literature in the use of curfews. Surveys 200 US…


The performance of college‐educated police: a study of self‐rated police performance measures

John T. Krimmel

Addresses a long‐standing debate as to whether or not college‐educated police officers perform their jobs better than others. Of the 250 officers asked to complete a…


Research note: Spokane community policing officers revisited

Quint C. Thurman, Phil Bogen

Looks at a project in Spokane, Washington in which two community police officers (CPOs) were assigned to two economically disadvantaged neighborhoods. Finds that there is…




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1995 – 1996

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Emerald Publishing Limited