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Tag: problem oriented policing
If You Ask Me: Straight Talk About Police and Policing
A Self-Interview This spring I will note and celebrate the 60th anniversary of my entry into policing — a 33-year … More
Herman Goldstein: 1931-2020
Professor Herman Goldstein died early this morning at Meriter Hospital surrounded by his family. It is a great loss to … More
Policing is the Art of Solving Problems
If this is true, how are you doing? Well-informed, thinking, and effective police officers know about POP and how to … More
A Blue Manifesto
Seeking a New Direction (Once Again) “You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again … More
Police Reform: An Impossible Dream?
Over half a million police in 18,000 decentralized police agencies, when and how can reform ever begin? Or is it … More
Stockholm Award in Criminology
“The world’s most prestigious prize in the field of criminology has been awarded to Professor Herman Goldstein for a lifetime … More
My Dinner with Herman
“The quality of a democratic society depends on the quality of its police” – Herman Goldstein Early this year, … More
Officer, Have a Problem? Check the Literature!
The following comes from the Problem-Oriented Policing Center (POP) and how police, working with community activists, effectively addressed the problem … More
Policing’s Body of Knowledge?
One of the marks of a profession is that it has a “body of knowledge;” that is, a collective of … More