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Community policing

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View Resource Bureau of Justice Statistics Special Report: Community Policing in Local Police Departments, 1997 and 1999

This report, released March 2001 by the Department of Justice, "focuses on changes in the prevalence of community oriented policing policies, programs, and activities." The report finds a significant increase over the last few years in the use of community policing nationwide, with about twice as many departments employing it in 1999 as compared to 1997. Community policing is defined in the press...
View Resource Community Policing in Chicago, Years Five-Six: An Interim Report

Chicago's citywide community policing program (CAPS), the largest in the nation, combines officers placed in long-term assignments and trained in problem-solving with numerous opportunities for public involvement and input in community meetings and advisory committees. Unlike similar programs in other cities, CAPS has enjoyed significant citizen involvement, with some of the highest beat meeting...