Community Policing Partnerships for Problem Solving

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-05-15
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Applied and approachable! With Miller and Hess's community policing text, you'll learn the basics of today's policing environment, while focusing on the essential elements of success: problem solving, community/police collaboration, and partnerships. The exciting "Ideas in Practice" feature, which spotlights innovative community policing initiatives from around the country, shows you where peoples' hope and determination have created a path toward a better life-and might even prompt you to think of new things you can do to serve your community and make a difference.

Table of Contents

An Overview
The Evolution of Community Policing
Inside Police Agencies: Understanding Mission and Culture
Understanding and Involving the Community
Problem Solving: Proactive Policing
Implementing Community Policing
Getting the Job Done
Communicating with a Diverse Population
Building Partnerships: A Cornerstone of Community Policing
Forming Partnerships with the Media
Community Policing in the Field: Coordinated Strategies
Early Experiments in Crime Prevention and the Evolution of Community Policing Strategies
Safe Neighborhoods and Communities: From Traffic Problems to Crime
Community Policing and Drugs
Bringing Youths into Community Policing
Community Policing and Gangs
Understanding and Preventing Violence
What Research Tells Us and a Look to the Future
Author Index
Subject Index
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