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Community Policing

  • By: Kideste M. Wilder-Bonner
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Prefaced by an atmosphere of racial tension, activism, and civil unrest, community policing (COP) has emerged as one of the most profound police innovations of the 20th century. COP can be defined as a philosophy, strategies, tactics, or programs that seek ...

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