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Rethinking Police Governance Culture and Management

Rethinking Police Governance Culture and Management

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Rethinking Police Governance, Culture &Management
 
Draft Final: December 3, 2007
Christopher Murphy, PhDPaul McKenna, MA, MLS
 Dalhousie UniversityHalifax, Nova Scotia
A Summary Review of the Literature
Prepared for theTask Force on Governance and Cultural Change in the RCMP,Public Safety Canada
 
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface....................................................................................................................................4
Chapter 1:
Police Culture: Dimensions, Variations & Implications..............................................5
1.1 The Police Culture Thesis.......................................................................................................51.2 Traditional Military Police Organization & Culture...........................................................81.3 The Development of RCMP Organization & Culture.........................................................101.4 The RCMP & Its Military Bureaucratic Tradition................................................................111.5 The Modern RCMP: Organizational Reform & Uncertainty.............................................131.6 Conclusions...............................................................................................................................16
Chapter 2:
The Expanding Police Mandate
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2.1 The Changing Nature of Modern Policing...........................................................................172.2 The Police and “Policing.......................................................................................................172.3 The Changing Nature of Conventional Police Work..........................................................192.3.1 Legal & Regulatory Changes...........................................................................................192.3.2 New Technology & Police Change.................................................................................202.3.3 Changing Public Governance Expectations..................................................................222.3.4 Policing Costs and Consequences...................................................................................232.3.5 Globalization and Changing Crime Patterns................................................................242.3.6 Summary............................................................................................................................252.4 Police and Public Safety..........................................................................................................252.5 Public Policing and National Security..................................................................................262.6 Security and the RCMP...........................................................................................................282.7 Policing Risk and Risky Policing...........................................................................................292.8 Integrated Policing...................................................................................................................302.9 Summary...................................................................................................................................322.10 Implications for the RCMP...................................................................................................33
 
Chapter 3:
Police Governance, Management & Culture Change...................................................37
3.1 Issues & Elements of Contemporary Police Governance...................................................373.2 Internal Police Governance.....................................................................................................403.3 Implications for the RCMP.....................................................................................................413.4 Critique of the Military, Bureaucratic & Professional Models..........................................413.5 Some Problematic Issues for the RCMP................................................................................453.6 Policing Change Agenda: Organization & Culture.............................................................463.7 Organizational Learning as Leadership................................................................................493.8 The Promise of Post-Secondary Education in Policing.......................................................503.9 Police Executive Education & Development Programs......................................................513.10 Implications for the RCMP...................................................................................................543.11 Conclusions.............................................................................................................................58
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Chapter 4:
Towards a New Paradigm of Police Management & Culture:Alternative Models & Strategies of Corporate Police Management..........................................................................................59
4.1 Exploring New Approaches & Models.................................................................................594.2 Future Direction?.....................................................................................................................624.2.1 Maintenance of 
Status Quo
...............................................................................................624.2.2 Reform Existing RCMP Management & Culture.........................................................624.2.3 Rethinking and Developing a New Management Model...........................................634.3 Towards a New RCMP Management Model.......................................................................634.4 Conclusion................................................................................................................................68
Chapter 5:
Research Resources..............................................................................................................69
5.1 References.................................................................................................................................695.2 Bibliography.............................................................................................................................78
APPENDICES
 
Appendix One: Dimensions of Accountability......................................................................91Appendix Two: RCMP Functional Structure...........................................................................94Appendix Three: RCMP Civilian Staffing Categories...........................................................99Appendix Four: Police Executive Learning & Development Programs..............................100
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