Cambridge publishes juvenile diversion manual for municipalities

The newly published “Police-Based Juvenile Diversion” manual is based on the Safety Net Collaborative, which is a partnership between the Cambridge Police Department, Cambridge Public Schools, Cambridge Health Alliance and the Cambridge Department of Human Service Programs that was initially established in 2007. Together, these organizations provide health, mental health and social services to youth and families in Cambridge with the goal of curtailing youth involvement in the juvenile justice system and connecting them to services before issues escalate to potential delinquency
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Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety (2008-2014) | Harvard Kennedy School

This first phase of this new Executive Session, which ran from 2008-2011, experienced debates about the efficacy of community policing, the main outgrowth of the first executive session, and the challenge of reducing crime and reducing fear while being viewed as legitimate and just by the community. 
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Executive Session on Policing (1985-1991) | Harvard Kennedy School

This is a great resource on policing, community, values, history, drugs, management, fear, crime, and neighborhoods.

This was the start of the Community Policing Era.

Executive Session on Policing (1985-1991) | Harvard Kennedy School
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History of the Police

This is the more traditional view of the history of policing.

No. 4—Kelling, George L., and Mark H. Moore. “The Evolving Strategy of Policing.” Perspectives on Policing, November 1988.

Here is an article on the continuation of policing into the future

Bayley, David H. and Christine Nixon. The Changing Environment for Policing, 1985-2008New Perspectives in Policing (Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety), September, 2010.

This is a less traditional view of the historical development of policing. This is a very technical and difficult article to read. The article is very well written. Compared to all of the other articles that came from the 1985-1991 Executive Session on Policing this is by far the most technically challenging article to read.

No. 13—Williams, Hubert, and Patrick V. Murphy. “The Evolving Strategy of Police: A Minority View.” Perspectives on Policing, January 1990.