Receptivity to Police Innovation: A Tale of Two Cities

Receptivity to Police Innovation: A Tale of Two Cities

Source: 

National Police Research Platform (January 2011)

Author(s): 

Stephen D. Mastrofski and Dennis Rosenbaum

This report describes a preliminary effort to test some popular views about innovation in police organizations and how the change process is managed. It compares responses of police officers in two large municipal police agencies, considering how the police feel about their organizations’ environment to support innovation and about their department’s orientation to specific innovations.

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