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Team Policing Principal Authors Lawrence W. Sherman Catherine H. Milton Thomas V. Kelly Contributing Authors Thomas F. McBride Susan Michaelson Robert Wasserman Foreword by James Q. Wilson Police Foundation 1015 Eighteenth Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036 The Police Foundation is a non-profit funding agency established in 1970 by the Ford Foundation to help American police agencies realize their fullest potential by developing and funding promising programs of innovation and improvement. The Foundation’s research findings are published as an information service. Conclusions and recommendations are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Police Foundation. Copyright® August, 1973. All Rights Reserved. Library of Congress Catalogue No. 73-87136 Police Foundation 1015 Eighteenth Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036 Lawrence W. Sherman is a graduate student of sociology at Yale University and a consultant to the Police Foundation. He formerly ser- ved in the Inspectional Services Bureau and the Police Commissioner's Office, New York City Police Department, and has also been a con- sultant to the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department. He received the B.A. from Denison University and the M.A, from the University of Chicago, both in 1970, and the Diploma in Criminology from Cam- bridge University in 1973. Catherine H. Milton is an Assistant Director of the Police Foundation. She previously served on the staffs of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the President's Commission on Student Unrest, and worked as a reporter for The Boston Globe, Author of several publications including Women in Policing, she graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1964. Thomas Y. Kelly is a free-lance writer, who formerly served as Direc- tor of National Affairs for VISTA. He is a frequent contributor to the Washingtonian magazine. iii