Community Policing in a Rural Setting

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Routledge, Jun 1, 2005 - Law - 160 pages
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The authors provide stepping stones for rural and small-town agencies to make the organizational changes needed for community policing to take hold. The book introduces the concept of community policing and its many benefits to the agencies and communities that adopt it. Important issues discussed include the challenge of organizational change, as well as examples of community policing obstacles and successes, and the future of community policing in the 21st century.

  • Chapters are organized to look at key issues, discussion, and conclusion.
  • Appendices include sample surveys and focus group questions.

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Section II Organizational Change and Community Policing
Section III The Community Role in Community Policing
Rural Community Policing and the Future
Police Department Employee Survey Instrument
Police Department Employee Focus Group Questionnaire
Community Survey Instrument
Community Focus Group Questionnaire
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Authors

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