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criminal investigation - implementing community policing

Choose two other countries that have implemented some form of community policing. (Suggestions: Belgium, Britain, Australia, Japan, India).

Describe how the other countries have implemented community policing. Is there any data or evidence to show whether these efforts have been effective?
Compare these procedures with community policing in the United States. Identify and evaluate some ideas that you see exhibited in the other countries that might be used to improve community policing in the United States.
Explain how social expectations and customs influence policing.
Explain the role played by culture in the international examples of community policing.

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Describe how the other countries have implemented community policing. Is there any data or evidence to show whether these efforts have been effective?

Italian police based their Community Policing model upon the French model. Therefore, many of the same tenets that are evident in the French model are present in the Italian model, therefore; these are the two countries that will be used for this summary. The intent of their model during the implementation phase was to transition from traditional response based policing that involved only responding to crimes to a more proactive model that attempted to prevent crimes before they occurred and engagement with the community. The country implemented their changes by not focusing on flooding areas with more police but rather engaging the community with police that had vested interests in the community. Increasing the numbers of police officers doesn't equate to increased public safety, therefore, the country sought to work in close proximity and unity with the people from the community. Utilizing innovative methods and serving as the liaison between the police department and the community would provide for the most ...

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The expert describes how the other countries have implemented community policing. The procedures with community policing in the United States is examined.

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