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NCJ Number: 186672 Find in a Library
Title: Law and Order Maintenance back to Society--Or a growing Policing of Social Problems? The Participation of Citizens in Local Crime Prevention Stategies in Germany; Diffusion de la Securite a la Societe Civile ou Policiarisation du Social? La Participation Citoyenne a la Securite en Allemagne (From Le
Author(s): Kurt H.G. Groll; Herbert Reinke
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Secutite Interieure
Paris 75015, France
Sale Source: Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Secutite Interieure
19, rue Peclet
Paris 75015,
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Document
Language: French
Country: France
Annotation: Based on an empirical study of policing reforms currently being undertaken in three Lander, this study shows that community policing in Germany has involved the citizenry to a great extent.
Abstract: Depending on individual cases and the means used, whether citizen partnership or security guards, citizens are called upon to play an active role in partnership with the police. This circumstance raises a fundamental issue, however: Is this evidence of an increasing public concern about security within civil society, or is it evidence that citizens have an emerging view of social issues as requiring law enforcement action. 35 references
Main Term(s): Community policing
Index Term(s): Foreign police; Foreign police/community relations; Germany; Police policies and procedures; Police reform
Note: Revue de sciences sociales, No. 39
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