Articles on Policing Costs

Policing costs keep rising. Is subcontracting some of the task performed by police officers a viable solution?

 Private Reinforcement For Public Police Forces
 Security Firm Touts Self As Police-Budget Solution

Should lower priced civilian employees be used instead of police officers to direct traffic?

 Traffic Cops Costing City a Small Fortune

In an ongoing search for more effective and efficient policing, police in Canada and elsewhere are experimenting with new models of police service delivery.

 Tiered Policing: An Alternative Model of Police Service Delivery