Coherent Identifier About this item: 20.500.12592/4fjb9m

Canadian police board views on the use of police performance metrics / : Points de vue des commissions de police canadiennes sur l'utilisation des paramètres de rendement pour les services de police




Police Services The overall assessment of the selection of police performance metrics outlined by police services reveals that the police services that have the most advanced performance measurement frameworks are generally larger, urban or regional policing services. [...] The validity of many of the measurement outputs and outcomes of police performance were difficult to assess in the content analysis, because police publications were unclear as to what type of data were being measured in many of the output, outcome or result metrics. [...] For a breakdown of the sample see Appendix B. The major objectives of the interviews were to identify the performance measurement metrics used by police organizations and to evaluate the utilization of performance data in accountability reporting, business planning, operational decision making, and budgeting. [...] The Ontario Police Act, section 30 (1) of the Adequacy and Effectiveness of Police Services Regulations, mandates the existence of qualitative and quantitative performance measures in specific areas of the Board’s business plan relating to: (i) the police force’s provision of community-based crime prevention initiatives, community patrol and criminal investigation services; (ii) community satisfac [...] For example, under the Ontario Police Services Act, the boards are responsible for policies on effective management of the police and can direct and monitor the performance of the police chief.



health government education politics school crime crime rate science and technology evaluation content analysis business crime prevention crime statistics employment law law enforcement police board of directors victim strategic planning best practice prevention goal further education victims attention evaluate police administration fear of crime civilian review boards (police administration)

Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 32-36)
Control Number Identifier
Description conventions
Dewey Decimal Classification Number
Dewey Decimal Edition Number
Canadian Electronic Library (Firm)
General Note
February 2013
Report no. 31, 2013
Issued as part of the desLibris documents collection
Geographic Area Code
LCCN Item number
K543 2013eb
Modifying agency
Original cataloging agency
Physical Description | Extent
1 electronic text (iv, 53, 14 pages)
Publisher or Distributor Number
System Control Number
System Details Note
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Title proper/short title
Points de vue des commissions de police canadiennes sur l'utilisation des paramètres de rendement pour les services de police
Transcribing agency