Evolution of relations since 1960s riots, focusing on development of community policing. Definition, objectives, citizen involvement, crime prevention, case study, citizen complaints.
POLITICS AND POLICING.
Establishing policing policy. Crime control as an important act of government. The policy development process. Proposes a study to examine the extent to which politics, political ideology or elected political officials shape and inform the policies, attitudes and behaviors of police officers in the United States and in South Africa. Methodology and survey instrument.
Citizen strategies to fight crime. Neighborhood Watch, gang violence, cooperation with police, effectiveness, rural & urban settings.
Discusses the need for greater interagency cooperation between law enforcement agencies at all levels of government. Importance in reducing violent crimes. Discusses the decline in crime in general in the U.S. Various programs that account for the decline. Recommends federal, state and local officials & agencies agree to share resources and information.
Considers the effectiveness of community policing and whether it can be considered a success.
Proficient training of police management
This paper discusses requirements for proficient training of police managers. It looks at the expectations of the organization and the community, and how changes in management thinking are needed to adapt to current policing methods.