IMPLEMENTATION OF COMPSTAT IN POLICE ORGANIZATIONS: THE CASE OF NEWARK POLICE DEPARTMENT

Abstract

Author(s): Yusuf YKSEL

Compstat is a popular management model, which has been implemented by numerous police organizations in the USA over the last two decades. The central purpose of this study is to examine the implementation of Compstat in a large police organization (Newark Police Department) in the United States. Specifically, the principles and components of this model are analyzed in terms of their contribution to the management of this police organization and limitations in practice. Data were collected in this case study through in-depth interviews, observation of the Compstat meetings and analysis of the documents, and analyzed using grounded theory. This study revealed that this model certainly improved the management of this police organization. Compstat established a measure of performance, accountability and information sharing. While the contribution of Compstat was evident, there were certain points to be improved. This study shed light on these limitations and possible solutions for them. This model has a high potential to address some of the operational and managerial problems of the Turkish National Police. Future research should make a comparison of Turkey and USA in terms of their structure, culture, technological infrastructure, and policing approaches and provide a perspective for practitioners who are willing to adapt this kind of models.

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