November 30, 1999

Ben Fitzgerald (and some other dude) on Transitional Law Enforcement

As much as we love him, Dave Kilcullen is only this blog's second most-favorite Australian. Our favorite we never get to write about because he never publishes anything. Today, though, in SWJ, Ben flaming galahed the following:

Recent operational experience has identified the need for the United States Government to make better use of law enforcement concepts, skills and organizations to improve outcomes in population centric operations. However, within this broad consensus, there is a lack of common understanding beyond ‘we need more police’. Deeper analysis of this problem space quickly identifies not just a lack of common understanding but three varying and overlapping perspectives on the role of law enforcement in this context.

Read the rest here. (And lots o' links.)