Following passage of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, a unique community policing training program was required to address the changes in policing that were occurring with the transition to community policing. These training needs were met through the development of a national network of Regional Community Policing Institutes (RCPIs) designed to build capacity for law enforcement agencies across the country to engage in community policing. This entry traces the development of the dynamic and innovative training model unique to community policing, the specific activities required to sustain the model, findings specific to the evaluation of the model, and the lessons learned through the RCPI experience—lessons that are critical to the history of community policing and problem solving.


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