Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2017

Call Number

HV7936.P8 H26 2017

Document Type

Open Access Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Leadership Studies

First Advisor

Elizabeth Turesky


Leadership, Law Enforcement, Uniforms, Leadership and Organizational Studies


Trust and respect between law enforcement and the public has become a topic of increased controversy in the past few years. The rise of instantly available news, along with audio and video from a variety of modern sources, has brought new attention to every aspect of policing. This project was undertaken to study a ubiquitous portion of daily police life: the patrol uniform.