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Rockville, MD, National Institute of Justice, 1990. Streaming Video. "Discusses the effects of deploying police officers on foot, with focus on Newark and Boston. Includes discussion of techniques, responsibilities, and special hazards of police officers on foot. " Rutgers-restricted Access
Policing in Newark
Police Problems in Newark: Report of a Survey Conducted at the Request of Honorable John B. Keenan, Director of Public Safety, Newark, N.J.
Newark, N.J., Bureau of Municipal Research, INC.,1943.
"The survey found a police department in Newark which can be described for the most part only in uncomplimentary superlatives." Available?
Bob Queen. The Afro-American (Baltimore) January 13, 1973, p.6.
"Complainants in a lawsuit filed last Friday in Federal Court here, charging that the Newark police exams are discriminatory and designed to keep black and Spanish-speaking applicants out of the department, claimed that severalthat passed the written test were KO'd in the oral and psychiatric sections of the examination."
Introduction to Crime Prevention Officers Course for the City of Newark, N.J., May 3, 1973.
Newark, N.J., Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, .
Prepared and sponsored by Chamber of Commerce of Newark, Newark Police Dept., Interstate Security Services, Inc. Available?
Police Leaders in the New Community Problem-Solving Era.
Michael J. Jenkins and John DeCarlo. Durham, Carolina Academic Press, 2015.
Community policing in Boston, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, and Newark. Available?
Alecia McGregor. Journal of Urban Health 93(Supple. 1), April 2016, 141-153.
"On April 30, 2015, the mayor of Newark, New Jersey signed an executive order establishing a Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) to monitor the Newark Police Department (NPD). Using a mixed-methods approach, this study examined how advocates and government actors accomplished this recent policy change in the face of police opposition and after a 50-year history of unsuccessful attempts in Newark." Rutgers-restricted Access
Uses a survey comprised of various street scenarios and administered to Newark police and citizens to look at police and citizen perceptions of what power police will use and how citizens feel about the action expected. Available?
Christopher Chapman. Thesis (Ph.D.), Northcentral University, 2009.
"[T]his study focused on relationships between educational level and other demographic characteristics of officers and their reported frequency, level, and acceptance of the use of force. An on-line survey was conducted with police officers from Newark, Orange, and Elizabeth, NJ, which have large minority populations." Available?
Jon M. Shane. Police Quarterly 15(1), March 2012, pp. 62-91.
"This article explores the concept of a rational sentencing structure for imposing internal police discipline that helps practitioners make more reasoned and consistent decisions when dispensing discipline. The data consists of 360 hr of participant observation of police trials involving sworn police officers and civilian employees in the Newark, New Jersey Police Department." Rutgers-restricted Access
Jacqueline Elizabeth Perrotta. (D.B.A. Thesis). Northcentral University, 2020.
"This study evaluates the police department response to excessive officer involved shootings throughout seven similarly demographic cities: New York City, Newark, Chicago, Washington D.C., New Orleans, Philadelphia, and San Francisco." Rutgers-restricted Access
Courtenay L. Sellers et al. Behavioral Sciences & the Law 23(5), September 2005, pp.647-657.
Compares the responses of a subsample of 182 officers from the Newark, NJ, Police Department to a sample of 452 officers from three agencies with specialized responses to persons with mental illnesses. Rutgers-restricted Access
"The research summarized in this report indicates that if officers work harder at talking and listening to citizens, they can reduce the fear of crime and, in some cases, even crime itself." Available?
"Returning to First Principles: Reducing the Fear of Crime in Newark"
Hubert Williams and Antony M. Pate. Crime & Delinquency 33(1), January 1987, pp.53-70.
Police Foundation conducted evaluations of several different law enforcement programs designed to address the fear of crime in Newark and Houston. This article describes how the programs in Newark were developed, implemented, and evaluated and summarizes the results of those evaluations. Available?