community policing final

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  1. Crime Prevention
    Is a large part, in fact a cornerstone,  of community policing

    the most commonly implemented Crime prevention Programs are:

    • street lighting Programs,
    • property marking projects,
    • security survey projects,
    • citizen patrol projects,
    • Crime reporting,
    • neighborhood-watch or block projects
  2. Traffic Enforcement
    Traffic problems top the list of concerns of most communities.

    • Concerns include:
    • speeding in residential areas,
    • street racing,
    • red-light running,
    • impaired drivers,
    • non-use of seat belts.
  3. Responses to Speeding
    Traffic calming (vocab word) - a wide range of engineering and environmental responses to mike it more difficult to speed or make drivers believe they should slow down for safety. examples: speed bumps and round-a-bouts

    Engineering responses - include posting warning signs and signals, conducting anti-speeding public awareness campaigns, informing complainants about actual speeds, and providing realistic driver training

    • Enforcement responses - include
    • 1) enforcing speeding laws
    • 2) enforcing speeding laws with speed cameras or photo radar
    • 3) using speed display boards
    • 4) arresting the worst offenders
    • 5) having citizen volunteers monitor speeding
  4. Community Policing Efforts
    Federal Initiatives to assist communities in implementing Community Policing are:

    The Cops Office

    and the

    Community Policing Consortium

    • Also the Weed and seed program (but was defunded)
  5. The Cops Office (Community Oriented Policing Services)
    • The Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
    • was created to promote Community Policing.
    • It has helped advance Community Policing at all levels of law enforcement.

    Provides grants to tribal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to hire and train Community policing professionals, acquire and deploy cutting-edge crime-fighting technologies, and develop and test innovative policing strategies.
  6. Community Policing Consortium
    • A partnership of Five police organizations
    • that Provides Training emphasizing Community Policing throughout the US that Received COPS grants.

    • The partnership included:
    • The international Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
    • The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)
    • The National Sheriffs' Association (NSA)
    • The Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
    • and
    • The Police Foundation (PF)

    Was Funded and administered by COPS
  7. Weed and Seed
    program sought to identify, arrest, and prosecute offenders, (weed)

    • while simultaneously working with citizens to improve quality of life
    • (seed)

    was defunded
  8. The National Drug Control Strategy
    There are Three Core Components to the National Drug Control Strategy

    • 1) Prevention - Stopping Drug Use Before it Starts (programs such as DARE)
    • 2) Treatment - Healing Drug Users (use of DRUG Courts)
    • 3) Law Enforcement Efforts - Disrupting the Market
  9. Law Enforcement Efforts Disrupting the Drug Market
    • Strategies include:
    • 1) Drug Raids
    • 2) Surveillance
    • 3) Undercover Operations
    • 4) Arresting Sellers and Buyers
    • and
    • 5) Improving Intelligence
  10. Youth-focused Community Policing
    One of the oldest and most common partnerships is Assigning Police Officers to Schools

    The School Resource Officer (SRO)
  11. Workplace Violence
    • Common Motivations behind violent behavior in the work-place include:
    • 1) robbery
    • 2) loss of job
    • 3) anger from feelings of mistreatment
    • 4) substance abuse
    • and
    • 5) Mental problems
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community policing final
2013-12-06 11:26:40
community policing final
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