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David  Bayley

Distinguished Professor
School of Criminal Justice

Expertise: International criminal justice and policing

Campus phone: (518) 442-5630
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David Bayley is a specialist in international criminal justice, with particular interest in policing. He has done extensive research in India, Japan, Australia, Canada, Britain, Singapore, and the United States. His work has focused on strategies of policing, the evolution of police organizations, organizational reform, accountability, and the tactics of patrol officers in discretionary law-enforcement situations.

Professor Bayley's most recent publication is Police for the Future (Oxford University Press, 1994) based upon field research. He received his doctorate (1961) from Princeton University.