Police Mediation

Selected Bibliographies

Police Mediation

Prepared by Maria R. Volpe, Ph.D. & Nickie Phillips, Ph.D.
City  University  of  New  York  Dispute  Resolution  Consortium  (CUNY DRC)
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Anonymous (Dec. 1993/Jan. 1994). Police try to quell youth violence with mediation. CJ the Americas , 6(6), 20.

Bard, M. (1973). Family crisis intervention. U.S. Department of Justice:

Washington, D.C.

Bard, M. (1975). The function of the police in crisis intervention and conflict management: A training guide. U.S. Department of Justice: Washington, D.C.

Bard, M. (1970). Training police as specialists in family crisis intervention. U.S. Department of Justice: Washington D.C..

Barkan, M. (2001, February 7). Mediation and the police. New York Times, p. A22.

Beckett,S. I. (1992). Conflict management in the police: A policing strategy for public order. InCommunity Disorders and Policing: Conflict Management in Action. Tony Marshall (Ed.). 129-139.

Berger, V. (2000). Civilians versus police: Mediation can help to bridge the divide. Negotiation Journal, 16(3), 211-235.

Berger, V. (2000). Easing tensions: Mediation builds bridges in brutality cases. Dispute Resolution Magazine, 7(1), 18.

Birzer, M. (July 1999). Police training in the 21 st century. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, 68(7),16(4).

Buerger, M., Petrosino, A. & Petrosino, C. (1999). Extending the police role: Implications of police mediation as a problem-solving tool. Police Quarterly, 2(2), 125-149.

Charkoudian, L. (2001). Economic analysis of inter-personal conflict and community mediation.Dissertation submitted to the Johns Hopkins University in conformity with the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Cimini, J. (1997). Alternative dispute resolution in the criminal justice process. Justice Professional, 10, 105-125.

Claassen, R. (1992). Creating space for dialogue. In Community Disorders and Policing: Conflict Management in Action. Tony Marshall (Ed.). London: Whiting & Birch.

Coletta, C. (2003). How police departments can benefit from referral to community mediation programs. Police Chief, 70(8). 72-74.

Cooper, C. (1996). Conflict/dispute resolution training and police officers. Sociologisk Rapportserie . Kobenhavns Universitet.

Cooper, C. (1996, Oct. 12). Conflict/dispute resolution training and police officers. Paper presented at the Eighth New York State National Conference on Dispute Resolution, Sarasota Springs, New York.

Cooper, C. (1997). Patrol police officer conflict resolution process. Journal of Criminal Justice, 25(2),87-101.

Cooper, C. (1997). Teaching young people to save face through conflict resolution training. Conflict Resolution Notes,14(3), 21-23.

Cooper, C. (1998). Three models of dispute resolution training for police officers. ADR Report, 2(2),p. 4-7.

Cooper, C. (1999). Mediation training to improve police social interaction skills. Conflict Resolution Notes 17(1), 6-7. Available Online: http://www.mediate.com/articles/police.cfm

Cooper, C. (1999). Operative patrol police mediation training. Unpublished manuscript.

Cooper, C. (1999). Mediation & arbitration by patrol police officers. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, Inc.

Cooper, C. (1999). Mediation by patrol police officers. Police Forum 9(2), 1-6.

Cooper, C. (2000, August 16). Mediation in black and white: Mediating to ignore discriminatory policing? ADR Report 17(4), 5-7.

Cooper, C. (2000). Police mediators: Training hones skills. Dispute Resolution Magazine 7(1), 17.

Cooper, C. (Feb. 2000). Training patrol officers to mediate disputes. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, 69(2), 7

Cooper, C. (2001). Conceptualizing opposition to police providing mediation services. Practical Dispute Resolution, 2(2), 31-43.

Cooper, C. (2001). Mediation in black and white: Mediation center—police partnerships—a dignified response. Mediation Quarterly, 18(3), 281-295.

Cooper, C. (2001). Mediation in black and white: Unequal distribution of empowerment by police. InNot Guilty: Twelve Black Men Speak Out on Law, Justice, and Life. J. Asim (Ed.). Amistad: New York.

Cooper, C. (2001). Policing with mediation: The U.S. experience. Crime & Justice International, 17(52), 11.

Coulson, R. (1993). Police Under Pressure: Resolving Disputes. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Dubow, F. & Elliot C. (1995). Police and “nonstranger” conflicts in a San Fransisco neighborhood: Notes on mediation and intimate violence, In The Possibility of Popular Justice: A Case Study of Community Mediation in the United States. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

Dunford, F., Huizinga, D. & Elliott, D. (1990). The role of arrest in domestic assault: The Omaha police experiment. Criminology, 29(2), 183-206.

Finn, P. (2001). Citizen review of police: Approaches and implementation. NCJ 184430.

Finn, P. (Aug. 2000). Two mediation systems help manage citizen complaints. The Police Chief,67(8), 67-80.

Fisher, I. (1992, October 5). Plan offered on mediation with police: Mayor unveils option for citizen complaints. New York Times, pp. B1-B2.

Glensor, R. & Stern, A. (1995, January). Dispute resolution and policing: A collaborative approach toward effective problem solving. Fresh Perspectives: A Police Executive Research Forum Publication, Washington, D.C.: Police Executive Research.

Goetz, K. (2001, November 13). Police meeting to discuss trust: Session to bring debate in open.The Cincinnati Enquirer. [Online] Available:http://enquirer.com/editions/2001/11/13/loc_police_meeting_to.html

Goldstein, H. (1990). Problem Oriented Policing. New York: McGraw Hill, Inc.

Greene, J. (2000). Community policing in America: Changing the nature, structure, and function of the police. In Policies, Processes, and Decisions in the Criminal Justice System, Criminal Justice 2000, Vol. 3, 299-370. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.

Greenstone, J. & Leviton, S. (1986). Mediation: The police officer’s alternative to litigation. InPsychological Services for Law Enforcement, James Reese & Harvey Goldstein (Eds.). 173-178.

Harding, J. (1989). Reconciling mediation with criminal justice. In Mediation and Criminal Justice: Victims, Offenders, and Community. London: Sage.

Hedeen, T. (2001). The influence of referral source coerciveness on mediation participation and outcomes. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.

Hedeen, T. (2002, Winter/Spring). Does the journey change the destination? The influence of referral source on mediation participation and outcomes. The New York Mediator, 20, 4.

Kennedy, L. & Forde, D. (1999). When push comes to shove: A routine conflict approach to violence. New York: State University of New York Press.

Lawson, P. (Summer, 1981). Mediation of social order: Police use of law, myth and mystifications.Police Studies, 4(2), 9-20.

Lawson, P. (1982). Solving somebody else’s blues: A study of police mediation activities. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Lerman, L. (1984). Mediation of wife abuse cases: The adverse impact of informal dispute resolution on women. Harvard Women’s Law Journal, 7, 57-113.

Levine, M. (1986). Power imbalances in dispute resolution. In Mediation: Contexts and Challenges.Palenski, Joseph & Louner, Harold (Eds.). Charles C. Thomas: Springfield, IL.

Louden, R. (1997). Police hostage negotiation: An example of resolution of violent crime through alternative dispute resolution. In Conferencia La Violencia y el Sistema de Justicia Criminal. San German, PR: Impreso en el Centro de Publicaciones.

Louie, R. (Spring, 1981). Crisis intervention: A police model for dispute settlement. Journal of California Law Enforcement, 2, 70-77.

Marshall, T. (1992). Community Disorders and Policing: Conflict Management in Action. London: Whiting & Birch.

Meeks, D. (1993). Dispute resolution and law enforcement in the 1990’s: A system design. The Journal of California Law Enforcement, 27(3), 98-99.

Metchik, E. & Winton, A. (1995). Community policing and its implications for alternative models of police officer selection. In Peter Kratcoski & Duane Dukes, Issues in Community Policing. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing Co. and ACJS.

Mika, H. (1987, October). Mediating neighborhood conflict: conceptual and strategic considerations.Negotiation Journal, 397-410.

Moore, P. (2000). Building partnerships: Mediation gives police a new role. Dispute Resolution Magazine 7(1), 14-16.

New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB). (2002). Annual Status Report Covering January through December 2001. New York: New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board.

Newburn, T. (1992). Police-community mediation in the united states: The department of justice community relations service. In Community Disorders and Policing: Conflict Management in Action.Tony Marshall (Ed.). London: Whiting & Birch.

Palenski, J. (1984). The use of mediation by police. Mediation Quarterly, 5, 31-38.

Perry, L. (1994). Mediation and wife abuse: A review of the literature. Mediation Quarterly, 5, 313-327.

Price, M. (2000). Personalizing crime: Victim offender mediation. Dispute Resolution Magazine 7(1),8-11.

Ramirez, S. (Nov. 1996). The need for a new learning culture in law enforcement. The Police Chief, 63(11), 24-26.

Reno praises resolution of disputes without courts. (1996, October 26). New York Times, p. A25.

Rollins, I. (2000, May 30, Tue.) Police seeing success in mediating conflicts. Hillsboro Argus, 2A.

Rubin, J., Pruit, D., & Sung, H. K. (1986). Social conflict: Escalation, stalemate, and settlement. (2 nd Ed.). New York: McGraw Hill.

Schichor; D. & Sechrest, K. (1998). Comparison of mediated and non-mediated juvenile offender cases in California. Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 49(2), 27-39.

Schneider, W. (1980, November). Dispute resolution. The Police Chief, 47, p. 51.

Shepherd, R. (1995). Neighborhood dispute settlement center’s program with city of Harrisburg bureau of police. Executive Summary for Board of Directors, Neighborhood Dispute Settlement of Dauphin County.

Sherman, L. (1992). The influence of criminology on criminal law: Evaluating arrests for misdemeanor domestic violence. 83 Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 1.

Sherman, L. & Berk, R. (1984). The specific deterrent effects of arrest for domestic assault.American Sociological Review, 49, 261-272.

Shinder, D. (2002). Maximizing the effectiveness of role-play scenario training exercises in development of police crisis intervention skills. Journal of Police Negotiations, 1(2), 19-27.

Steward, D. (1997, January). Resolving disciplinary disputes through mediation. Police Department Disciplinary Bulletin, 5(1), 2-4.

Stith, S. (1990). Police response to domestic violence: The influence of individual and familial factors. Violence and Victims, 5(1), 37-49.

Sullivan, M. (1999, October 27). Police finding mediation is just the ticket. Chicago Sun-Times, p. S35.

Thompson, G. & Jenkins, J. (1994). Verbal judo: The gentle art of persuasion. New York: Quill.

Toch, H. & Gran, D. (1991). Police as Problem Solvers. New York: Plenum Press.

Umbreit, M. (1996). Victim offender mediation: From the margins toward the mainstream.Perspectives, 20(1), 28-30.

Volpe, M. (2006) forthcoming. “Police Mediation”   Encyclopedia  of Police Science, Third Edition, 2 vols., ed. Jack R. Greene. New York: Routledge.

Volpe M. and Phillips, N. (2006). “Police Mediation: Research Survey Themes” [with N. Phillips] in Dispute Resolution: Managing Conflicts in Diverse Contexts, ed by N. Phillips and S. Strobl, NY: CUNY Dispute Resolution Consortium.

Volpe, M and Phillips, N. (2006) “L’uso della mediazione da parte delle forze di polizia” [with N. Phillips], in La mediazione come strumento di intervento sociale, ed by L. Luison. Milano, Italy: Franco Angeli.

Volpe, M. (1989). The police role. In M. Wright and B. A. Galaway, Mediation and criminal justice: Victims, offenders, and community. Newbury Park: Sage.

Volpe, M. & Christian, T. (1989, June 15). Mediation: New addition to cop’s toolbox. Law Enforcement News, vol. xv(294), 8-13.

Volpe, M. & Louden, R. (1992). Negotiating and mediating in stressful situations. In Community Disorders and Policing: Conflict Management in Action. Tony Marshall (Ed.). London: Whiting & Birch.

Volpe, M. (2000). ADR in the criminal justice system: Promises and challenges. Dispute Resolution Magazine 7(1), 4-7.

Volpe, M. (2001). Settling criminal cases in community dispute resolution programs in New York City. In Crime and Justice in New York City. Andrew Karmen (Ed.). Cincinnati, OH: Thomason Learning.

Walker, S., Archbold, C.& Herbst, L. (2000). Mediating citizen complaints against the police: An exploratory study. 2000 Journal of Dispute Resolution, 231.

Williams, P. (1997, Fall). Police and mediation: Win-win partnership. The Oregon Police Chief, 24-26.

Young, R. (2003). Just cops doing ‘shameful’ business? Police-led restorative justice and the lessons of research. In G. Johnstone’s (Ed.), A Restorative Justice Reader: Texts, sources, context (pp. 398-416). Cullompton, Devon: Willan Publishing.