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1. Explain community-policing. List the advantages and disadvantages of community policing. Detail the 2 most important points for 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 following the crime occurs. Community policing gives citizens more control over the total well being inside their community. Community policing means police become part of the neighborhood. It will help police get a much better sense of resident’s needs and assists residents to develop greater trust in the authorities. Read more