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Political Science

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Strate, John


In this study I examine management style and its relationship to morale in a paramilitary organization, the Detroit Police Department. The City of Detroit has adopted a commitment to a community policing model in which the morale of the patrol officers, the troops on the front line, plays a critical role in effective policing.

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