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1. Explain community-policing. List the advantages and disadvantages of community policing. Detail the two most points that are important police agencies in utilizing this perspective.
Community Policing brings police and citizens together to avoid crime and solve neighborhood problems. With community policing, the emphasis is on stopping crime before it happens, not responding to calls for service after the crime occurs. Community policing gives citizens more control within the quality of life in their community. Community policing means police become an element of the neighborhood. Continue reading