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Title: AT FORT CARSON - PROGRESSIVE POLICING PROGRAMS PAN OUT
Journal: FBI LAW ENFORCEMENT BULLETIN  Volume:46  Issue:4  Dated:(APRIL 1977)  Pages:16-26
Author(s): F J VILLELLA
Corporate Author: Federal Bureau of Investigation
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, DC 20535-0001
Publisher: https://www.fbi.gov 
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: OVERVIEW OF INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS IMPLEMENTED AT THIS U.S. ARMY INSTALLATION SOUTH OF COLORADO SPRINGS (CO) WHICH RESULTED IN A 44 PERCENT REDUCTION IN VIOLENT CRIME AND A 39 PERCENT REDUCTION IN PROPERTY CRIMES IN 1975.
Abstract: COMMUNITY-BASED POLICING AND A NEW STYLE OF POLICE COMMUNITY LIAISON HAVE BEEN THE CORNERSTONES OF THESE INNOVATIONS. OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS HAVE INCLUDED CRIME PREVENTION PATROLS; A MILITARY PROBATION SECTION (WHICH ASSISTS COMMANDERS IN SUPERVISING SOLDIERS RELEASED FROM CONFINEMENT); A POLICE BEHAVIORAL SERVICES SECTION (WHICH PATROLS FAMILY RESIDENCE AREAS IDENTIFYING AND RESPONDING TO DISORDERS IN THE HOME ENVIRONMENT AND MAKING REFERRALS TO SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES); AND A MILITARY POLICE-CONSUMER AFFAIRS TASK FORCE. FORT CARSON LAW ENFORCEMENT LIAISONS HAVE ALSO ESTABLISHED A COMMUNITY LIAISON PROGRAM THAT ALLOWS MILITARY POLICE PERSONS TO WORK CLOSELY WITH LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS.... ELW
Index Term(s): Armed services police; Crime prevention measures; Family crisis intervention units; Interagency cooperation; Police community relations; Team policing; US Armed Forces
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