community-oriented policing
A philosophy that combines traditional aspects of law enforcement with prevention measures, problem-solving, community engagement, and community partnerships.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


community-oriented policing
A philosophy that combines traditional aspects of law enforcement with prevention measures, problem-solving, community engagement, and community partnerships.

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