Evolution of relations since 1960s riots, focusing on development of community policing. Definition, objectives, citizen involvement, crime prevention, case study, citizen complaints.
Citizen strategies to fight crime. Neighborhood Watch, gang violence, cooperation with police, effectiveness, rural & urban settings.
COPPS and Underage Drinking/Street Racing
Uses the SARA (scan, analyze, respond, assess) model and community policing techniques to respond to underage drinking issues and street racing reported in a specific community.
Discusses a scenario in which a police chief is tasked with coming up with a strategic plan for community policing which includes police leadership and motivation, use of force, mission statement, and the budget.
What Causes Criminal Behavior?
This paper discusses the causes of criminal behavior and how community policing and programs that develop social capital can be implemented to remedy the crime problem.
Contextual Analysis of Youth Gun Violence
Employs a contextual analysis to develop policy recommendations for reducing youth gun violence. The analytic framework used in the paper addresses the dimensions of history, law, economics, sociocultural influences, and political processes. Policy recommendations including intervention and prevention particularly in regard to at-risk children and youth.
ADULT VIOLENT CRIME.
Examines statistical trends, causes, reasons for decline, socioeconomics, drugs, role of police & courts, effective municipal responses. Chart.