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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
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