Canadian Journal of Police and Security Services

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 1, Spring

Assessing the Relationship between Age and Personality Variables on the Psychological and Physiological Well-Being of Police Officers
ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to assess the relationships between age and various personality variables (i.e., morningness, languidity, flexibility, neuroticism, and extroversion) on a variety of well-being scores, including: (1) physiological...
Crossing the Thin Blue Line: A Review of the Prevalence, Causes, and Outcomes of Police Burnout
ABSTRACT This review examines the incidence, causes, and outcomes of burnout in police officers. Relative to other professionals who interact with the public, police officers tend to have low levels of emotional exhaustion but high levels of depersonalization...
Developing Effective Community Policing Programs through a Therapeutic Jurisprudence Model
ABSTRACT This article suggests that there is a growing disconnect between the practice of community policing and the scientific examination and evaluation of the concept. Specifically, it is suggested that there is little empirical evidence available...
Forward Looking Infra-Red Aerial Cameras & Policing: Regina V. Walter Tessling
Early in 1999 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in Ontario were involved in a drug investigation. They had received information from a "proven source" (i.e., one whose information in the past had led to charges being laid) to the effect that...
Minority Police Applicants Concerns and Assessment of Occupational Roles
ARTICLE REVIEWED: Perrott, S.B. (1999). Visible Minority Applicant Concerns and Assessment of Occupational Role in the Era of Community-based Policing. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 9, 339-353. According to Perrott (1999),...
The Ability of Police Investigators to Detect False Confessions
ARTICLE REVIEWED: Kassin, S. M., Meissner, C. A., & Norwick, R. J. (2005). "I'd Know a False Confession if I Saw One": A Comparative Study of College Students and Police Investigators, Law and Human Behavior, 29(2), 211-227. When police investigators...
The Effect of Marital Adjustment on the Association between Police Officers' Traumatic Distress and Trauma Disclosure
ABSTRACT This study investigated the influence of relationship adjustment on the association between police distress and police trauma disclosure to partners. One hundred and three Victorian police officers and their intimate partners completed...
Using Image Manipulation to Construct Fair Lineups: The Case of the Buddy Holly Glasses
ABSTRACT Constructing and administering lineups is a necessary and important part of police practice. Guidelines for outlining proper procedures have been put forth by the U. S. Department of Justice, and many police departments are making efforts...