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Compstat and Organizational Change in the Lowell Police Department

James J. Willis

Compstat and Organizational Change in the Lowell Police Department

Challenges and Opportunities

by James J. Willis

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Published by Police Foundation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Data processing,
  • Law enforcement,
  • Lowell,
  • Lowell (Mass),
  • Massachusetts,
  • Police Dept,
  • Police administration,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12154241M
    ISBN 101884614191
    ISBN 109781884614194
    OCLC/WorldCa54279966

      In order to assess the impact of Compstat on those at the bottom of the police organization, the researchers distributed an anonymous, voluntary, and self-administered survey (Part 2) between December and May to a total of patrol officers at 3 police departments -- Lowell, Massachusetts (LPD), Minneapolis, Minnesota (MPD), and. Lowell Police Department Compstat Crime Summary Compstat Crime Compstat crimes include crime categories that gauge violent, property, and quality of life crime and disorder within the city. Although the data presented does not include official crime statistics (NIBRS), it provides timely and perti-nent crime information.

      Compstat succeeded in monitoring and evaluating police middle managers more rigorously, but at the price of stifling creativity, said James Willis of . COMPSTAT: Organizational Change and Stress Management COMPSTAT: Organizational Change and Stress Management Introduction There have been a lot of changes in the police department as a result of the implementation of COMPSTAT. The intention of the process was to improve crime reduction through increasing accountability throughout the system. Admittedly, this system is in use in many cities.

    The Lowell Police Department has undergone rapid changes over the past four years. Throughout the s and into the early s, the department was organized largely on the “professional model” of policing: Patrol work focused on emergency calls, management was fairly hierarchical, and relations with the outside world were formalistic. At this morning’s mid-January CompStat meeting, however, it is the feelings of Shea and chief of department Terence Monahan, 56, that are front and center in a conference room on the eighth.


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Compstat and Organizational Change in the Lowell Police Department by James J. Willis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Compstat and Organizational Change in the Lowell Police Department: Challenges and Opportunities provides a detailed description of Lowell’s Compstat program.

The Growth of Compstat in American Policing describes the national survey that assessed the number of U.S. police agencies using Compstat and measured the degree to which the elements. Publication Date: 1/ Topic: Compstat Keyword: Compstat Lowell Police Department Author: Willis, James Series: Compstat.

PDF | On Jan 1,James J. Willis and others published Compstat and Organizational Change in the Lowell Police Department | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Compstat and Organizational Change in the Lowell Police Department by James Willis, Stephen Mastrofski, David Weisburd, and Rosann Greenspan, examines the.

The book analyzes the community and organizational forces that stimulated change in the Lowell Police Department, describes the changes that enabled the department to achieve national model status, and builds a nexus between influencing forces, interdisciplinary theory, and the creation of an adaptive 21st-century police organization.

CompStat—or COMPSTAT (short for COMPare STATistics, which was the computer file name of the original program)—is a combination of management, philosophy, and organizational management tools for police departments.

CompStat offers a dynamic approach to crime reduction, quality of life improvement, and personnel and resource management, whereby ranking police department.

Advocates claim that Compstat has spurred the development of innovative, local, crime-fighting strategies and improved public safety.

The Lowell Police Department (LPD) in Massachusetts, which had seen a decline in their crime rate beginning insaw a continued decline with the implementation of the Compstat program.

Compstat is a tool utilized by police leaders to monitor and direct the performance of police managers. Compstat was developed by a team of New York City Police Department (NYPD) commanders, led. Compstat and Organizational Change in the Lowell Police Departmentmunity initiative, the department has established Lowell’s poor now reside, and the East, which cov-seven precinct stations and formed fourteen neigh- ered Lowell’s downtown and contained a large eld-borhood groups that meet regularly with police erly population.

Compstat holds out the promise of allowing police agencies to adopt innovative technologies and problem‐solving techniques while empowering traditional police organizational structures.

However, our analysis suggests that at this stage, what most characterizes Compstat departments and distinguishes them from others is the development of the. Los Angeles Police Department.

mission of the organization and creates a management mandate to adapt continuously to the ever-changing crime environment. Four Principles of CompStat One of the most important roles of a police chief is to set organizational goals and objectives, a responsibility that can send a powerful message throughout a police department about the.

COMPSTAT: Organizational Change and Stress Management COMPSTAT: Organizational Change and Stress Management Introduction There have been a lot of changes in the police StudentShare Our website is a unique platform where students can share their papers in a matter of giving an example of the work to be done.

Compstat," Lowell, MA. (Aug ). Bond, Brenda J. (Co-Chair), Gebo, Erika, Academy of Management Annual meeting, "Interagency Networks as Conduits for Social and Organizational Change: Testing Relational Coordination Within a Comprehensive Community Safety Initiative," Academy of Management, Atlanta.

(August 6, ). The police department in Madison, Wisconsin, underwent organizational change in the s. Foundation for change lay in the Officers’ Advisory Council, which was formed to provide advice to the chief.

Department changes reflected the problem-solving and research orientation of the department’s quality-improvement efforts. John A. Eterno PhD is chairperson and associate dean of graduate studies in criminal justice at Molloy College.

He is a retired captain from the NYPD. He is managing editor of Police Practice and Research: An International Journal. His books include Policing within the Law: A Case Study of the New York City Police Department, and Police Practices in Global Perspective (with Dilip Das).

“ COMPSTAT and Organizational Change in Three Police Departments: A Comparative Analysis.” with Stephen Mastrofski and David Weisburd. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Denver, November “ The Paradoxes of Organizational Change: A Case Study of Compstat in a Small American Police Department.

CompStat—or COMPSTAT (short for COMPare STATistics, which was the computer file name of the original program)—is a combination of management, philosophy, and organizational management tools for police is named after the New York City Police Department's accountability process and has since been implemented by many other police departments, both in the United States and.

“Making Sense of COMPSTAT: A Theory-Based Analysis of Organizational Change in Three Police Departments.” Nominated for Career Connection Award (for outstanding dedication to helping students achieve their career goals), George Mason University Career Services (, ). COMPSTAT has been heralded as an innovative and rational crime control program, but our research shows that its implementation presents police departments with a set of opportunities and challenges.

Using Weber's theory of bureaucracy, we present a case study demonstrating how COMPSTAT's key elements are shaped by extant organizational arrangements. The New York City Police Department has achieved great reductions in crime through the Compstat process.

Major crimes have declined 66%, and homicides are down 77% since These statistics translate into thousands of lives saved and significantly improved quality of life for all the people of New s: 5.Police Department’s CompStat Model of Police Management.” The report by Professor O’Connell presents an informative case study of the New York City Policy Department’s well-known CompStat (computer statistics) program, which collects crime statistics from every precinct in the city.paper is that it is possible to change the police and police organizations to serve in a way that responds the needs of changing society.

The prior thing is a strong desire and increased understanding of change process. Keywords: Organizational Change, Police Organizations, Change Management, Leadership Introduction Change is inevitable. As we.