ERIC Number: ED196994
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Police Practices and the Preservation of Civil Rights: A Consultation Sponsored by the United States Commission on Civil Rights (Washington, D.C., December 12-13, 1978).
Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
This report presents the proceedings of a consultation held by the United States Commission on Civil Rights in response to a high volume of complaints about police misconduct. The central focus of the consultation was on institutional mechanisms affecting police conduct. Testimony was presented to the Commission on the following topics: (1) community perceptions of the problem, (2) the police role, (3) selection and training for the police role, (4) regulating police practices, (5) evaluating and monitoring police performance, (6) departmental sanctions governing police performance, (7) remedies, and (8) research and data needs. (MK)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Government Role, Personnel Evaluation, Police, Police Action, Police Community Relationship, Police Education, Recruitment, Research Needs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.