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  NCJ Number: NCJ 184794     Find in a Library
  Title: Community Policing in Local Police Departments, 1997 and 1999
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): Matthew J. Hickman ; Brian A. Reaves Ph.D.
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 02/2001
  Page Count: 11
  Series: BJS Special Reports
  Annotation: Based on the 1997 and 1999 Law Enforcement Management and Administration Statistics surveys, this report focuses on changes in the prevalence of community-oriented policing policies, programs, and activities.
  Abstract: The community policing approach to law enforcement seeks to address the causes of crime and reduce the fear of crime and social disorder through problem-solving strategies and police-community partnerships. A fundamental shift from traditional reactive policing, community policing strives to prevent crime before it occurs. Subject areas covered include personnel, training, community-based activities, and computers and information systems.
  Main Term(s): Community policing
  Index Term(s): Automated police information systems ; Police information systems ; Police personnel ; Police training innovations
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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  Type: Survey
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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