SAGE Journal Articles

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Article 1: Scott, J. E. (2010). Evolving strategies: a historical examination of changes in principle, authority and function to inform policing in the twenty-first century. The Police Journal, 83, pp. 126–163. doi: 10.1350/pojo.2010.83.2.490

Questions to Consider:

  1. What made maintaining civil order particularly difficult for the London metropolitan police?
  2. Police effectiveness in nineteenth-century England was based on?
  3. What is the American response to the demand for more personalized police service?

Learning Objective: 6-2: Evaluate the influence of the English system of policing on the American system


Article 2: Carter, T. J. (2004). Force against and by game wardens in citizen encounters. Police Quarterly, 7, pp. 489–508. doi: 10.1177/1098611103253852

Questions to Consider:

  1. What has the majority of research on the dangers of police work has focused on?
  2. Results of the study suggest that the most dangerous time for game wardens is
  3. How was the danger variable operationalized in this study?

Learning Objective: 6-5: Identify four types of special jurisdiction police agencies