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Community Policing: Is it a Liberal or a Conservative Approach?

As society continues to evolve and violent crimes are on the rise, the need for law enforcement agencies to develop new strategies in their approach is a must. However, with budget constraints that greatly affect the number of officers on the streets, agencies must use un-conventional approaches. Community policing is one of those approaches.

Discuss whether or not community policing is a liberal or conservative approach as well as what Homeland Security means for the future of community policing.

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As society continues to evolve and violent crimes are on the rise, the need for law enforcement agencies to develop new strategies in their approach is a must. However, with budget constraints that greatly affect the number of officers on the streets, agencies must use un-conventional approaches. Community policing is one of those approaches. Below we'll discuss whether or not community policing is a liberal or conservative approach, as well as what Homeland Security means for the future of community policing.

Community policing is a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques, to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues such as crime, social ...

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Community policing is a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques, to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues such as crime, social disorder, and fear of crime (DOJ, 2011)....

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