Jacques de Maillard

Director, Centre for Sociology Research on Law and Penal Institutions (Centre de recherches sociologiques sur le droit et les institutions pénales) (CESDIP)

Jacques de Maillard is Professor of Political Science at the University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin, Director of the Cesdip (Centre for sociological research on penal institutions), an interdisciplinary research center specialised on criminal justice issues. 

His interests lie in the questions of local governance of security and the comparative study of policing in Western countries, Stop and search politics, and the pluralisation of public policing. 


Selected publications 

de Maillard, J., Terpstra, J., « Community policing in comparative perspective », Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Oxford University Press, 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264079.013.615

– de Maillard J, Zagrodzki M., « Styles of policing and police–public interactions: The question of stop-and-search by police units in France ». International Journal of Police Science & Management, 2021. doi : 10.1177/1461355720980772

– de Maillard, J. de, Skogan, W. (eds), Policing in France, London, Routledge, 2020. 

– de Maillard, J., Roché, S. (eds), “Special issue: towards a comparative science of public and private policing”, Policing & Society, 28 (4), 2018, p. 385-431

– de Maillard, J., Hunold, D., Roché, S., Oberwittler, D., « Different styles of policing: discretionary power in street control in France and Germany », Policing & Society, 28 (2), 2018, p. 175-188.