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dc.contributor.authorPrenzler, T
dc.contributor.editorJohn Pratt
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T11:04:22Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T11:04:22Z
dc.date.issued2004
dc.date.modified2009-09-22T05:48:54Z
dc.identifier.issn0004-8658
dc.identifier.doi10.1375/acri.37.1.85
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/5028
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines the case for independent investigation and adjudication of complaints against police, and the implications for restructuring of public sector institutions concerned with integrity. The need for external review of police in-house investigations is well established. However, there is now an accelerating trend for civilian agencies to go beyond review to engage directly in investigations and to have much greater input into disciplinary decisions. This paper reports on the experiences and principles behind this trend, focusing on the points of view of specific actors and stakeholders.These include commissions of inquiry, oversight agencies, complainants, police, the public, civil liberties groups, government review bodies and miscellaneous bodies. The perspectives of each of the groups were analysed to develop a distinctive "civilian control model" for maximising stakeholder confidence in police integrity. The model entails police management responsibility for primary misconduct prevention and informal resolution of complaints, with external agencies having control over the investigation and adjudication of complaints.The paper also argues for efficiency gains from integrating police oversight within a larger public sector integrity commission, especially in countries with large numbers of small police departments.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherAustralian Academic Press
dc.publisher.placeBrisbane
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.atypon-link.com/AAP/loi/acri
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom85
dc.relation.ispartofpageto113
dc.relation.ispartofissue1
dc.relation.ispartofjournalAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
dc.relation.ispartofvolume37
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCriminology
dc.subject.fieldofresearchLaw
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPsychology
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1602
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1801
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1701
dc.titleStakeholder Perspectives on Police Complaints and Discipline: Towards a Civilian Control Model
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
gro.date.issued2004
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorPrenzler, Timothy J.


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