Chapter 6

IN THE NEWS

Community policing is a major strategy that police departments use to enlist the help of community members in dealing with crime. Find a news article that demonstrates how police have used community policing to partner with citizens or businesses to address crime.

  1. What types of strategies did the police use to encourage citizens to help them make neighborhoods safer?

Can you think of other community policing strategies that would augment the activities of the police in this particular example?