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NCJ Number: 184794 Find in a Library
Title: Community Policing in Local Police Departments, 1997 and 1999
Series: BJS Special Reports
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: February 2001
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
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Document: Agency Summary|PDF
Agency Summary: 
Type: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
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
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