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How to Run a Police Department

How to Run a Police Department

From Plato in Athens to Police Commissioner William Bratton in New York, experts on public order have ceaselessly worried over one key problem: how to control the police who maintain that order. This article by George L. Kelling published in the City Journal presents a view of actions taken by the New York Police Department (NYPD) to change the accountability structure of the department.



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