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NCJ Number: 32832 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE COMMUNITY RELATIONS - A PROCESS, NOT A PRODUCT
Journal: POLICE CHIEF  Volume:43  Issue:3  Dated:(MARCH 1976)  Pages:16-18
Author(s): J DAVID
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AFTER DISCUSSING THE SOURCES OF THE POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS PROBLEM, THE AUTHORS OUTLINE THE CHAMPAIGN (IL) PROGRAM UNDERTAKEN TO DEFINE PROBLEM AREAS IN POLICE-COMMUNITY COOPERATION AND COMMUNICATION.
Abstract: THIS PROGRAM IS A COOPERATIVE EFFORT OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, THE COMMUNITY RELATIONS DEPARTMENT, AND POLICE SCIENCE STUDENTS OF THE COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS. ELEMENTS OF THIS PROGRAM INCLUDE A CATALOG OF INCIDENTS OF POLICECOMMUNITY MISUNDERSTANDINGS AND A COMMUNITY QUESTIONNAIRE ON POLICE AND COMMUNITY EXPECTATIONS OF THE COMMUNITY ROLE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT. THESE ELEMENTS ARE TO BE USED IN IDENTIFYING AREAS OF MISUNDERSTANDING AND IN IMPROVING INFORMATION FLOW BETWEEN THE COMMUNITY AND THE POLICE.
Index Term(s): Community support; Illinois; Police community relations; Questionnaires; University of Illinois
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