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Enhancing Crime Control Partnerships Across Government: Examining the role of trust and social capital on American and Australian waterfronts

Brewer, Russell


This article discusses the importance of trust in furthering crime control partnerships among government agencies. Drawing upon fieldwork undertaken on American and Australian waterfronts, evidence is presented showing that trust played an integral role in shaping interagency partnerships at both sites. In abundance, trust was shown to help build social capital and promote harmonious relationships, whereas when lacking, collaborative activity was stunted. This article examines the successes and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Police Quarterly (online)
DOI: 10.1177/1098611113488115


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