skip navigation

LIBRARY

Abstract Database

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

To download this abstract, check the box next to the NCJ number then click the "Back To Search Results" link. Then, click the "Download" button on the Search Results page. Also see the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 156930 Find in a Library
Title: Community Policing
Journal: Belugyi Szemle  Volume:33  Issue:2  Dated:(July-August 1995)  Pages:45-53
Author(s): G Katona
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 9
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: Hungarian
Country: Hungary
Annotation: This article, written from a Hungarian perspective, describes the American experience with community policing and provides examples of how the model works in practice.
Abstract: The constitutional and State system of the U.S. is characterized by a high degree of autonomy within local governments. As a result, the structure of States, cities, counties, and their respective administrative and legislative bodies varies widely, with the exception of those matters dealt with at the Federal level of government. This situation allows law enforcement and crime prevention organizations, including police, prosecutors, private security industry, and the public, latitude in choosing different ways to deal with crime. In recent years, the community policing approach to crime prevention has gained popularity in many American cities.
Main Term(s): Foreign police
Index Term(s): Community policing; United States of America
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=156930

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.