Mirage of police reform : procedural justice and police legitimacy /

"In the United States, the exercise of police authority--and the public's trust that police authority is used properly--is a recurring concern. Contemporary prescriptions for police reform hold that the public would trust the police more and feel a greater obligation to comply and cooperat...

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Main Authors: Worden, Robert E. (Author), McLean, Sarah J., 1971- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oakland, California : University of California Press, 2017.
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Table of Contents:
  • The procedural justice model as reform
  • Police departments as institutionalized organizations
  • Police legitimacy
  • Procedural justice in citizens' subjective experiences
  • Citizens' dissatisfaction in their own words
  • Procedural justice in police action
  • Citizens' subjective experience and police action
  • Procedural justice and management accountability
  • Procedural justice and street-level sense-making
  • Reflections on police reform
  • Methodological appendix.