Third Category: Creativity and Police Innovation

Innovation is widely thought to be the key to success in police departments, yet police are often conceived as traditional and resistant to the changes that innovation and creativity required. Present situations have witnessed much interest among police leaders and policymakers in various innovations, ranging from new applications of information technology to administrative changes to strategic changes. Police agencies and departments welcome the police enforcers to a new approaches and to innovation.

First Category: Police Practices and Community Relations

Second Category: Police Research and Development