the assigning of the same one or two policemen to a particular area so that they become familiar with the residents and the residents with them, as a way of reducing crime
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How to use community policing in a sentence
The need for increased community policing is more urgent than ever before.
community policing is expensive and, in an era of budget cuts, increasingly rare.
If we want that to change, then all of us have to encourage our legislators to make funding community policing a priority.
Finding solutions that are driven by the very communities most plagued by crime, advocates of community policing say.Bloomberg’s Big Win? New York’s Largest Gun Raid Ever | Eliza Shapiro | August 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Crime Bill of 1994 is critical to the success of community policing.
This strategy, called community policing, is clearly working.
community policing also requires bonds of trust between citizens and police.