What Is the Difference Between Community Policing and Traditional Policing?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 28, 2020 1:25:09 AM ET

In community policing, the focus is on the partnership between the police force and the public it serves. With more traditional policing methods, the job of ensuring public safety is viewed as the responsibility of the police alone. In the community policing model, building relationships is paramount.

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