Critical Issues Series


The Police Response to Active Shooter Incidents (2014)

Civil Rights Investigations of Local Police: Lessons Learned (2013)

Policing and the Economic Downturn: Striving for Efficiency Is the New Normal (2013)

An Integrated Approach to De-Escalation and Minimizing Use of Force (2012)

Improving the Police Response to Sexual Assault (2012)

"How Are Innovations in Technology Transforming Policing? (2012)

Labor-Management Relations in Policing: Looking to the Future and Finding Common Ground (2011)

Managing Major Events: Best Practices from the Field (2011)

Is the Economic Downturn Fundamentally Changing How We Police? (2010)

Guns & Crime: Breaking New Ground By Focusing on the Local Impact (2010)

Gang Violence: The Police Role in Developing Community-Wide Solutions (2010)

Violent Crime and the Economic Crisis: Police Chiefs Face a New Challenge, Part I (2009)

Violent Crime and the Economic Crisis: Police Chiefs Face a New Challenge, Part II (2009)

Police Chiefs and Sheriffs Speak Out On Local Immigration Enforcement (2008)

Violent Crime in America: What We Know About Hot Spots Enforcement (2008)

Violent Crime in America II: 24 Months of Alarming Trends (2007)

Violent Crime in America III: “A Tale of Two Cities” (2007)

Patrol-Level Response to a Suicide Bomb Threat: Guidelines for Consideration (2007)

Strategies for Resolving Conflict and Minimizing Use of Force (2007)

Police Planning for an Influenza Pandemic: Case Studies and Recommendations From the Field (2007)

Chief Concerns: Police Management of Mass Demonstrations: Identifying Issues and Successful Approach (2006)

Chief Concerns: A Gathering Storm—Violent Crime in America I (2006)

Chief Concerns: Exploring the Challenges of Police Use of Force (2005)

Challenge to Change: The 21st Century Policing Project (1998)