This book examines in detail the post-Cold War reconstruction efforts of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kosovo, three major cases in which the United States and its allies have attempted to reconstruct security institutions. Read More
In 2002, the Cincinnati Police Department, the Fraternal Order of Police, and the American Civil Liberties Union entered into an agreement that pledges its signatories (the parties) to collaborate in efforts to resolve social conflict, improve community relations, and avoid litigation. Read More
Data-Driven Homicide Prevention: An Examination of Five Project Safe Neighborhoods Target Areas. Santa Monica, CA: RAND, WR-284-OJP, 2005.
The purpose of this paper is to describe homicide violence in five Project Safe Neighborhoods target areas and illustrate how intervention strategies can be tied to local homicide patterns. Read More
Homicide in the LASD Century Station Area: Developing Data-Driven Interventions. Santa Monica, CA: RAND, WR-220-OJP, 2005.
This working paper is a descriptive analysis of homicides from January 2000 through December 2003 in the Century Station area of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Read More
Determinants of Community Policing: An Open-Systems Model of Implementation. Santa Monica, CA: RAND, WR-291-NIJ, 2005.
This research identifies and discusses the implications of characteristics that facilitate and impede the implementation of community policing in large, municipal police organizations in the U.S. Read More
“Agency Factors Influencing Community Policing” in State of Crime and Justice in Ohio. Columbus, OH: Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services, 2004.
The report explores factors that facilitate and impede the implementation of community policing.
Reducing Violence in Hayward, CA: Learning From Homicides. Santa Monica, CA: RAND, WR-188-OJP, 2004.
This working paper is a descriptive analysis of homicides from 1998 to 2002 in Hayward, California. Read More
Violence in East and West Oakland: Description and Intervention. Santa Monica, CA: RAND, WR-129-OJP, 2004.
This working paper is a descriptive summary of violence in East and West Oakland, California. Read More
A Measurement Model Approach to Estimating Community Policing Implementation. Justice Research and Policy, Vol. 6 (2): 1-24, 2004.
This research investigates whether various structural elements of municipal police departments are indicative of two latent constructs by developing and testing measurement models representing structural complexity and control. Read More
This working paper is a description of homicides dating from January 1999 to March 18, 2003, in the San Diego Police Department’s Southeast Division. Read More