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Maguire, E.R. and Wells, W.H. (2009). Implementing Community Policing: Lessons from Twelve Agencies.  Washington, DC: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.


This volume examines the implementation of community policing in twelve American police agencies.  It is organized into two sections.  Section 1 covers eight significant issues in community policing, including community partnerships, problem solving, decentralization and other issues. Section 2 contains case studies describing how community policing was implemented in each agency.  The final chapter summarizes central themes and findings from the study and offers guidance for implementing community policing.

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Duffee, D. and E.R. Maguire, editors (2007). Criminal Justice Theory: Exploring the Nature and Behavior of Criminal Justice. New York: Routledge.


"…an extraordinary and much-needed book... a tour de force"
—Peter B. Kraska, Eastern Kentucky University

"This groundbreaking collection is... destined to be a true classic"
—Vincent J. Webb, Sam Houston State University

"...establishes a theoretical domain for criminal a scientific discipline."
—Robert Langworthy, University of Alaska Anchorage

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Maguire, E.R. (2003). Organizational Structure in American Police Agencies: Context, Complexity, and Control. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.


"...a refreshing departure from individual level theorizing about police..."
— Eugene Paoline, University of Central Florida

“…Maguire brings great imagination to his discussion of methodology, measures, and concepts.”
—Peter K. Manning, Northeastern University

“ intelligent, readable framework for understanding police organization structures and what shapes them.”
— Stephen D. Mastrofski, George Mason University