Webster, Barbara (2008). U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. This report, based on an exploratory study, discusses psychological effects of combat deployment and strategies police agencies are using to support successful transitions back to work.
Groff, Elizabeth, and T. McEwen (2008). U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. This guide helps police departments measure the effects of information technologies, including automated field reporting systems, computer aided dispatch, records management systems, and others, to support community policing activities. It includes the results of an assessment of the COPS Office’s 2002 Making Officer Redeployment Effective (MORE) grantees.
Bradley, Kelly, and E. Connors (2007). Institute for Law and Justice. Final report to the National Institute of Justice. The research described in this report involved (1) developing a flexible training evaluation model and (2) testing the model in the field with four criminal justice training programs.
Institute for Law and Justice and Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) (2006). A useful and timely guide for governments and communities that want to develop new police agencies (or merge existing agencies). This guide was based on surveys of several hundred communities that received "police start-up" grants from the COPS Office, interviews with over 50 law enforcement officials who had recently started new police agencies, and a focus group with experts who had participated in developing start-up police agencies. The guide includes useful strategies, policies, and tips.
Guynes, Randall and R. Wolff (2004). SAIC and Institute for Law and Justice. This report for the National Institute of Justice examines the question of whether better service of warrants could prevent the incidence of violent crime.
McEwen, Tom (2003). Prepared for the National Institute of Justice, this report is a comprehensive review of the Locally Initiated Research Partnerships (LIRP) program, sponsored by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) to promote sound research and program evaluations as policing agencies continued to develop community policing. The program sponsored 39 research projects that represented partnerships between police departments and universities or other research organizations.
McEwen, Tom (1996). Institute for Law and Justice. This report describes initial efforts of the Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Institute of Justice to collect data on police use of force, as mandated under the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994.
Institute for Law and Justice (1995). U. S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance. This manual for law enforcement addresses gang suppression, interagency collaboration, application of special regulations and laws, and data collection and analysis.
Johnson, Claire and B. Webster, E. F. Connors, and D. Saenz (1994). Journal of Gang Research. Chicago, IL: National Gang Crime Research Center, Chicago State University, Vol. 3, No. 1. This article discusses findings on combating gang crime based on a survey of 149 police departments and another survey of 118 prosecutors' offices.
Nugent, Hugh, and E. Connors, T. McEwen, L. Mayo (1989). Institute for Law and Justice. This report to the National Institute of Justice examines restrictive pursuit policies in four jurisdictions and recommends four elements that should be included in police department pursuit policies.