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Abstract

The New South Wales Police Service (NSWPS) is Australia''s largest police service. The Operations and Crime Reviews (OCRs) has implemented a range of major changes designed to improve its performance. Professor Ed Davis was awarded an external collaborative research grant to study the effectiveness of the OCRs. This report is in six sections. The first explores the context in which the OCRs were introduced and the stated rationale. The second looks at the issue of crime measurement and analysis. The third presents a detailed description of the OCR process and comments on its evolution. The fourth examines the apparent strengths and weaknesses of the OCRs and the fifth weaves an analysis of the effectiveness of the OCRs as a management tool and their impact on crime levels. The sixth and final section highlights some issues for further discussion as the service continues to consider modifications to the OCR process.
Industry:
Size:
18,000 employees
Other setting(s):
2000

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Abstract

The New South Wales Police Service (NSWPS) is Australia''s largest police service. The Operations and Crime Reviews (OCRs) has implemented a range of major changes designed to improve its performance. Professor Ed Davis was awarded an external collaborative research grant to study the effectiveness of the OCRs. This report is in six sections. The first explores the context in which the OCRs were introduced and the stated rationale. The second looks at the issue of crime measurement and analysis. The third presents a detailed description of the OCR process and comments on its evolution. The fourth examines the apparent strengths and weaknesses of the OCRs and the fifth weaves an analysis of the effectiveness of the OCRs as a management tool and their impact on crime levels. The sixth and final section highlights some issues for further discussion as the service continues to consider modifications to the OCR process.

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Industry:
Size:
18,000 employees
Other setting(s):
2000

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