SLP Research

Leadership in Criminal Justice Organizations
Papers included in this section address topics such as organization culture; organization and systems design; quality management and quality initiatives; privatization of criminal justice services; the changing nature of criminal justice as reflected in trends and emerging issues; and related subjects.

Organization Culture

Audlin, David J. Jr. (December 1993, SLP-2). Crime Culture and Law Enforcement.
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Burton, John (May 2005, SLP-10). Five Years Later, A Look into Perspective and Direction of the FWC: An Evolving Culture
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De Groff, Robert F. (August 2000, SLP-7). Policing the Parks.
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Hand, Todd (October 2006, SLP-11). Exploring Affecting the Morale of Florida Park Police Patrol Officers
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Holleyman, Timothy P. (January 1998, SLP-5). Personality Types in Leadership within the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
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Horadam, Jayson (February 2008, SLP-12). The Power of Leadership
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McCallum, David W.(May 2005, SLP-10). Leadership within the Florida Department of Corrections
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Pridgen, F. David. (August 2000, SLP-7). Conservation Officers: An Examination of Traits and Values Typical of Role Model Officers.
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Torpy, Wayne D. (April 1999, SLP-6). Field Training Officer Influence on Organization Culture.
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Organization Design

Aman, Tommy (May 2009, SLP-13). Decentralization: Pros and Cons
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Black, Karen A. (August 1996, SLP-4). The Systems Approach: A Model for Organizational Learning.
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Cramer, Michael R. (January 1995, SLP-3). Restructuring for Improved Communications.
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Duff, Gerald D. (January 1995, SLP-3). Five-Year Plan for the West Palm Beach Police Department.
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Feldman, Greg. (January 1993, SLP-1). Unified Police Service in the State of Florida.
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Guidry, Paula M. (January 1998, SLP-5). Assessing a Learning Culture.
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Harrell, Sharon M. (August 2000, SLP-7). Participative Management in Law Enforcement Agencies in Florida.
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Murdaugh, James T. (January 1998, SLP-5). Organizational Effectiveness and Executive Succession: Conclusions About and Implications for Florida’s Municipal Police Chiefs.
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Ramer, Philip G. (January 1993, SLP-1). Organizing for Decision Making at the Lowest Level.
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Serafin, Edward J. (August 2000, SLP-7). Civilians in Traditional Law Enforcement Roles.
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Withrow, J.D. (March 2002, SLP-8). Succession Planning: Reflecting on University Police Departments in Florida
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Woods, Doyle A. (August 1996, SLP-4). Downsizing: A Leadership Challenge for the Future of Law Enforcement.
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Privatization of Services

Lyons, Joseph D. (August 1996, SLP-4). Is Privatization of Police Services Feasible?
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Rudloff, Clarence N. (January 1998, SLP-5). Should Florida Expand Privatization of Entire Correctional Facilities?
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Smith, Thomas W. (January 1998, SLP-5). Privatization: The Decision is Not Easy.
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Quality Initiatives

Barnett, Greg J. (December 1993, SLP-2). Law Enforcement: Achieving Excellence through Quality.
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Brick, Michael D. (January 1995, SLP-3). An Evaluation of The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute Senior Leadership Program.
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Chambers, Keith. (April 1999, SLP-6). In Pursuit of Quality: An Examination of Quality Awards.
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DuPont, James F. (January 1993, SLP-1). Law Enforcement Accreditation: The Desirable Future or Just Another Passing Phase?
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Ford, Robin (October 2006, SLP-11). A Study of Using the principles of Lean, Kaizen, and Six Sigma at the Ocala Police Deprtment to Improve Customer Service to the Community
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Gregory, Rick S. (January 1998, SLP-5). Leadership Development: A Focus on the Future.
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Hall M. H. "Mac". (January 1993, SLP-1). Professional Standards and Criteria to Hold the Office of Sheriff in the State of Florida.
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Mahar, James F. (December 1993, SLP-2). An Assessment of the Chief Executive Seminar.
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Murphey, James F. (December 1993, SLP-2). Total Quality Management: An Assessment of Implementation in Florida’s Municipal Police Agencies.
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Suess, John F. "Jack" III. (January 1993, SLP-1). Developing Quality Management for the Ocala, Florida Police Department.
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Tamayo, Edward (May 2005, SLP-10). Implementing Accountability at the Lee County Sheriff's Office
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Telkamp, William C. (January 1998, SLP-5). Implementation of a Criminal Justice Forum for Technology Assessment.
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Wilson, Royce (October 2006, SLP-11). The Viability of Employing Private Business Startegies in a Law Enforcment Envirnment
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Trends and Emerging Issues

Barker, Don (June 2010, FSP-1). A Survey of Contract Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Services Provided by Florida's Sheriffs
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Bedore, Larry R. (January 1998, SLP-5). Physician Assisted Suicide - If. . . Then What?
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Chapman, Robert E. (August 2000, SLP-7). Tomorrow's Technology: Great News, but Communicate, Communicate, Listen.
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Chudnow Jeffrey A. (January 1998, SLP-5). Exclusionary Rule: Viability in 1997.
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Coffin, McKinley D. Jr. (August 2000, SLP-7). Batterers with a Badge: Domestic Violence Within the Criminal Justice Community.
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Coup, Michael. (April 1999, SLP-6). Standardization of Less Lethal Technologies: A Proposed Legislative Initiative.
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Cox, S. David. (April 1999, SLP-6). Grants-in-Aid: What Do you Do When the Money Runs Out.
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Evers, Glenn P. (August 2000, SLP-7). DNA Examinations in Support of Criminal Investigations: Innovative Options for Forensic Laboratories.
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Gelpi, Oscar. (August 1996, SLP-4). Some Proposals for Reform of the Criminal Jury Trial.
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Hampshire, Patrick L. (January 1993, SLP-1). The Social and Economic Feasibility of Sustaining the War on Drugs.
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Holway, Donald B. (January 1998, SLP-5). Decriminalization of Minor Violations and the Future Effect on Law Enforcement Agencies.
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Jordan, Moses. (January 1998, SLP-5). Shifting Perceptions of Employees in a Customer Focused Public Sector Organization.
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Lorenz, Stephen (June 2010, FSP-1). Police Ambushes: A Florida Trend?
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Roberts, Alan V. (January 1998, SLP-5). Contraband Forfeiture Funds: Are Florida’s Municipalities Supplanting the Budget?
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Van Etten, John. (January 1998, SLP-5). The Impact of Grants on Police Agencies.
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Yates, Gary J. (August 1996, SLP-4). Casino Gambling: Is it a Good Bet for Florida’s Future?
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