Community Policing in a Rural Setting

Community Policing in a Rural Setting

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The authors provide stepping stones for rural and small-town agencies to make the organizational changes needed for community policing to take hold. The book introduces the concept of community policing and its many benefits to the agencies and communities that adopt it. Important issues discussed include the challenge of organizational change, as well as examples of community policing obstacles and successes, and the future of community policing in the 21st century.The climate is composed of the unwritten rules and assumptions that drive organizational behavior, such as resistance to change, trust, role clarification, ... One typically mentioned obstacle to community policing is the traditional police culture.

Title:Community Policing in a Rural Setting
Author:Quint Thurman, Edmund F. McGarrell
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-10-13


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