São Paulo em Perspectiva
Print version ISSN 0102-8839
PORTO, Maria Stela Grossi. Polícia e violência: representações sociais de elites policiais do Distrito Federal. São Paulo Perspec. [online]. 2004, vol.18, n.1, pp. 132-141. ISSN 0102-8839. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-88392004000100016.
This text analyses the public statements made by elite members of the police force - civil, military and army - on the subject of police violence. The focus of the analysis is on the relationship between the organizational culture and the forms and models of organizational structuring, and the management of police activities, keeping in mind the role of the police and its relationship to society.
Keywords : police violence; police management and organization; public statements.