Community policing is a philosophy of policing based upon the premise that law enforcement officers and members of the communities they serve should create a partnerships and work together to solve problems related to crime and fear of crime.
Crime prevention and community policing share a common purpose that of reducing the threat of crime and making communities safer and more secure. Crime prevention and community policing complement each other. Community policing involves reforming decision making processes and crating new cultures within police departments. Crime Prevention provides information and skills that are essential to community policing.
Crime Prevention is:
Crime Prevention Requires:
Copyright Berkeley County Government © 2014