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Jacques De Maillard
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Jacques De Maillard ShortBio:

Jacques de Maillard is Professor of Political Science at the University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin (University Paris-Saclay) and at Sciences Po Saint-Germain en Laye. He is the Director of the Cesdip (Centre for sociological research on penal institutions), an interdisciplinary research centre specialised on criminal justice issues. His interests lie in the questions of local governance of security, the diffusion of New Public Management in police organisations, the comparative study of policing in Western countries, Stop and search politics, and the pluralisation of policing. He has been invited in various American (Northwestern, 2015; George Mason, 2016) and European Universities (Portsmouth, 2013; Birkbeck, 2014; Leeds 2019). He has been a member of the Institut Universitaires de France (2011-2016).


Police et société en France (coed. with W. Skogan) Paris, Presses de Sciences Po, 2023, 379 p.

Comparative policing, Londres, Routledge, 2022, 181 p.

The enforcement turn in plural policing? A comparative analysis of public police auxiliaries in England & Wales, France and The Netherlands" (with O'Neill, M., van Steden, R.), European Journal of Criminology, 2022, p. 1-20, DOI: 10.1177/14773708211070203.

Performance mechanisms meet professional autonomy: performance management and professional discretion within police investigation departments » (with Savage, S.), Policing and Society, 32 (2), 2022, 145-158.

Policing as a performing art? The contradictory nature of contemporary police performance management » (with Savage, S.), Criminology and Criminal Justice, 18 (3), 2018, p. 314-331.

Supporting Institutions

HWR Berlin
Robert Gordon University
University of Dundee
Cergy Paris
Universit  de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
University of Strathclyde
Kyoto University
Universit  du Qu bec   Trois-Rivi res
Goethe University