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Problem-Oriented Policing

  • By: Michael S. Scott
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

Problem-oriented policing is a comprehensive framework for improving police service that was first articulated by law professor Herman Goldstein in 1979. Since then, many police agencies and police research institutions have sought to incorporate its principles and methods into ...

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