Author: Robert Gawłowski
Institution: WSB University in Toruń (Poland)
Author: Mariusz Kubiak
Institution: Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities (Poland)
Author: Juliusz Piwowarski
Institution: The University of Public and Individual Security “Apeiron” (Poland)
Author: Dariusz Minkiewicz
Published online: 21 June 2021
Final submission: 30 May 2021
Printed issue: December 2021
Source: Show
Page no: 17
Pages: 91-107
DOI Address:
PDF: ppsy/50/ppsy202111.pdf

In many countries, the police, as a part of public administration, have witnessed many changes during the last few years. This article explores the process of the reform of the Polish police force, which took place between 2015 and 2017. Doing so examines in detail the process of implementing an IT tool – The National Security Threat Map – by paying particular attention to the mechanism of engaging external stakeholders. This study is conceptual but empirically focused. The paper posits that, despite the hierarchical nature of the police administration structure, it is possible to build an engagement of external stakeholders.


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