Police Organization in the Twentieth Century

  title={Police Organization in the Twentieth Century},
  author={Albert J. Reiss,},
  journal={Crime and Justice},
  pages={51 - 97}
  • A. Reiss,
  • Published 1 January 1992
  • Law
  • Crime and Justice
Despite some continuity with past forms and functions, police organization in the twentieth century has evolved in response to changes in technology, social organization, and political governance at all levels of society. Major developments in police organization have occurred in the areas of command organization and mobilization of patrol officers, the organization and work of patrol officers, and the access and use of information systems by all levels of personnel. While there have been some… 
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