Police Response to Urban Crisis

28 Public Administration Review 417 (1968)

8 Pages Posted: 23 Dec 2014 Last revised: 30 Jan 2015

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Herman Goldstein

University of Wisconsin Law School


It is generally acknowledged that the primary concern of the police in this country has related to the control of crime. Now, operating in a rapidly changing and somewhat hostile environment, police agencies - especially in our larger urban areas - are groping for means with which to meet not only the crime problem, but the complex problems of civil disorder and community conflict as well.

Keywords: police, law enforcement, policing, community, urban crisis, urban areas

Suggested Citation

Goldstein, Herman, Police Response to Urban Crisis. 28 Public Administration Review 417 (1968), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2541975

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