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Traditonal and community policing styles.

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I need help with the differing philosophies of community policing and problem-solving policing.

Review the topic in a clear and concise manner.
Analyze the community policing philosophy in a comprehensive manner.
Analyze the problem-solving policing philosophy in a comprehensive manner.
Evaluate the effectiveness of each program.
Apply one of the policing approaches to the selected law enforcement agency.
Identify two specific programs in the community and comment on the intended benefit.
Propose a program to meet the needs of the identified community.

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Community policing is predicated upon the theory that to prevent crime and ensure safe communities officers must become immersed within the community. This philosophy is predicated upon developing and cultivating good relations with the community, hiring officers from a community, and allowing the community to have input and play a critical role in the law enforcement process. Community policing attempts to prevent problems before problems arise.

Problem-solving policing focuses on targeting hot-spots, which are crime areas most problematic within a community through the use of data research; appropriation of resources, and development of policies to prevent or lessen the criminal behavior. This form of policing responds to problems after they have been discovered.

Problem-solving policing is the traditional form of ...

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This solution provides students with detailed explanations of community policing and problem-solving or traditional policing detailing the differences and purposes of both forms of policing.

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Revise your Week 4 Key Assignment draft based on the instructor's and peers' feedback.

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What best practices can you foresee as being used to implement these additional community services? Explain.

Select 1 service, such as community watch, and explain how you would be able to improve it to prevent crime within a community.

Be specific in your recommendation, and support your arguments with academic and scholarly resources.

Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

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