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Small management committee

Ensures that the heads of operational units participate in decision-making addressing operational issues.

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Project management

The discipline of planning, organising and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project.

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Preventive control

Preventive control refers to those policies and mechanisms that seek to change a police agency in ways that would serve to prevent errors, corrupt practices or unethical behaviour.

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Police misconduct

Deviant behaviour of police officers that does not directly benefit their material needs but is detrimental to the image of policing, including internal misbehaviour.

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Physical control

Physical controls monitor and control the environment of the workplace and the environment in which police officers operate. Examples are doors, locks, heating and air conditioning, smoke and fire alarms, fire suppression systems, cameras, fencing and security guards. Separating workplaces and networks into functional areas is also a physical control.

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