Canadian Journal of Police and Security Services

Articles from Vol. 1, No. 1, March

Best Practice Recommendations for Eyewitness Evidence Procedures: New Ideas for the Oldest Way to Solve a Case
ABSTRACT This article provides "best practice " recommendations for collecting and preserving evidence using eyewitness identification procedures. Suggested procedures are based on decades of social science research as well as the recommended...
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Ethics and the Police-Based Researcher: Reviewing the Issues and Obligations
ABSTRACT This paper argues that the increased level of participation in research by police services has culminated in a parallel increase in the number of police-based researchers. These researchers, for the most part, are comprised of police...
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It Is Time for Real Change: In Search of a Compensation Strategy for Community Policing
ABSTRACT This paper discusses alternatives to job-based compensation systems that would incorporate Total Quality Management (TQM) principles into the policing industry and move police services toward fuller adoption of a community-policing model....
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Predeployment Family Concerns and Soldier Well-Being: The Impact of Family Concerns on the Predeployment Well-Being of Canadian Forces Personnel
ABSTRACT Recent operational demands have meant that many soldiers spend an increasing amount of time away from home on long, overseas deployments. Past research indicates that family concerns are an important source of stress throughout a deployment,...
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Recent Research: Comparing the Decision to Arrest in Community versus Traditional Policing
Novak, K.J., Frank, F., Smith, B.W., & Engel, R.S. (2002). Revisiting the Decision to Arrest: Comparing Beat and Community Officers. Crime and Delinquency, 48, 70-98. It might be argued that with the increasing implementation of community-oriented...
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Recent Research: Implementing Community-Oriented Policing
Adams, R.E., Rohe, W.M., Arcury, T.A. (2002). Implementing community-oriented policing: Organizational change and street officer attitudes. Crime & Delinquency, 48, 399-430. Community-oriented policing (COP) is generally defined as a style...
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Recent Research: Job Stress and Marriage in Police Couples
Roberts, N.A., & Levenson, R.W. (2001). The Remains of the Workday: Impact of Job Stress and Exhaustion on Marital Interaction in Police Couples. Journal of Marriage and Family, 63, 1052-1067. It is clear that policing is one of the most stressful...
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Regina versus Minh Khuan Mac: The Law with Respect to Credit Card Forgery
Charges in this case arose out of a lengthy police investigation in Ontario of three individuals allegedly involved in a variety of criminal enterprises. The investigation resulted in a 31-count indictment based on a number of sections of the criminal...
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Research and Practice in Canadian Police and Security Services: The Road Less Traveled
It is truly an honour for me to welcome you to the first issue of the Canadian Journal of Police and Security Services. As editor of the journal I find myself experiencing both a sense of pride as well as a sense of wariness with the birth of this...
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The Psychology of Interrogations and False Confessions: Research and Recommendations
ABSTRACT Wrongful convictions have increasingly garnished media attention both in North America and Britain. In addition to a variety of factors, instances of false confession have been identified as a contributing cause of some wrongful convictions....
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