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What Matters In Policing?Change, values and leadership in turbulent times$
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Auke van Dijk, Frank Hoogewoning, and Maurice Punch

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781447326915

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447326915.001.0001

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Towards a comprehensive paradigm

Towards a comprehensive paradigm

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(p.177) Six Towards a comprehensive paradigm
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What Matters In Policing?
Author(s):

Auke van Dijk

Frank Hoogewoning

Maurice Punch

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447326915.003.0006

In the context of the rapid changes taking place in policing, a sense of urgency and the need for clarity of purpose within the police–as key organization for modern, democratic society–a paradigm or philosophy of policing can guide police leaders and other personnel in finding direction in the complexity of policing. A ‘comprehensive’ paradigm serves to reconcile divisive dichotomies, such as ‘force’ versus ‘service, ‘crime’ versus ‘social’, ‘hard’ versus ‘soft’, ‘central’ versus ‘local’. The comprehensive paradigm proposed in this book is built around the three main pillars of policing which are crime and security management, social-welfare and community outreach, and order maintenance.

Keywords:   philosophy, dichotomies, comprehensive paradigm, leaders, pillars of policing

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