American Journal of Police: Volume 15 Issue 2


Table of contents

Defining community policing

Jayne Seagrave

Discusses the definitions and interpretations of community policing (CP) given in academic literature. Looks at the wider concept of “community”. Analyzes the responses of…


Support for community policing versus traditional policing among nonmetropolitan police officers: a survey of four New Mexico police departments

L. Thomas Winfree, Gregory M. Bartku, George Seibel

Looks at policing in small to medium departments in nonmetropolitan areas. Describes the level and sources of support for traditional and community policing activities…


Tired cops: probable connections between fatigue and the performance, health and safety of patrol officers

Bryan Vila

Conducts a pilot study on excessive fatigue in patrol officers of high crime rate areas, using data collected by 53 telephone esquires. Compares police overtime to that…


Gender differences in police physical ability test performance

Michael L. Birzer, Delores E. Craig

Studies a large midwestern police agency to find out whether female applicants failed the physical ability test more often than male applicants, whether the tasks were job…




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1995 – 1996

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Emerald Publishing Limited