Does the United States Need a New Police Force for Stability Operations?

Publication Date: January 2009

Publisher: RAND Corporation

Author(s): Terrence K. Kelly; Seth G. Jones; James E. Barnett; Keith Crane; Robert C. Davis; Carl Jensen

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Type: Brief


Considers the creation of a high-end police force for use in stability operations, examining its ideal size, how responsive it needs to be, where in the government it might be located, its needed capabilities, its proper staffing, and its cost.