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Community Oriented Policing:

Community policing is a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies that 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.

Source:  Community Policing Defined
Source URL:  http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/pdf/vets-to-cops/e030917193-CP-Defined.pdf   

Last Updated:  7/9/2015