James M. Doyle
Is it possible that the current era, characterized by episodic patches motivated by high-profile tragedies, can be replaced by a new period dedicated to the sustained, routine practice of learning from error? Criminal justice practitioners may be ready to give it a try. There are strong arguments that the policing community can and should lead the way toward a systems-oriented approach to known errors and near misses that begins to move beyond a culture of blame and builds partnerships across all stakeholders in the criminal justice system.
Strategic Priority Area(s)