Problem-oriented policing refers to a strategy whereby the community and police collectively develop solutions and responses to community problems, according to the San Diego Police Department. It is an outgrowth of comm... More » Government & Politics Law Enforcement

The San Diego Police Department provides forms that include the ABC establishment citizen complaint form, a citizen's request form, trespass authorization and various vehicle violation forms, according to the San Diego P... More » Government & Politics Law Enforcement

Reactive police patrol is a practice or policy used by the police to engage with a community when citizens call upon them. Proactive police patrol, on the other hand, involves officers patrolling neighborhoods or providi... More »

A police officer is responsible for protecting people's life and property by enforcing the laws and regulations of the community they serve. A police officer is expected to patrol areas and look out for criminal activity... More »

Reactive policing, also known as traditional policing, is the standard style of law enforcement in which authorities respond to calls of service and react to criminal incidents. Proactive policing is the newer concept of... More »

Reactive policing is a way of responding to citizens' needs for law enforcement rather than anticipating them. Traditional police forces use a form of reactive policing in respect to the fact that citizens must contact l... More »

Two of the most popular and controversial cases that involve unethical policing claims include the Rodney King beating in 1991 and the Michael Brown shooting in 2014. Both cases involve what many consider to be excessive... More » Government & Politics Law Enforcement