Community-Based Policing: Law Enforcement For The Twentieth Century.
Thesis:Community-based policing provides hope for the future of Law enforcement.
I. Introduction to C.B.P.
A.The roots of C.B.P.
B.So what is community?.
II.The two elements of C.B.P. law enforcement.
A. Community partnership.
B. Problem solving.
III. The reaction of police to change.
IV. The future of C.B.P.
A. A first step in C.B.P.
B. Measuring success.
C. Crime prevention.
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY-BASED POLICING.
"In Philadelphia, a pulsating tavern juke box that has caused irate neighbors to.
log 500 Police calls in six months, was moved away from a common wall with the.
adjoining building.@ (Author unknown US News) The calls stopped. Though it seems.
simple, such a move is at the heart of what we know as Community-based Policing.
The movement toward C.B.P. has gained momentum in recent years. As Police and.
community leaders search for more effective ways to enhance the sense of public.
safety and the quality of life in their communities. We have accepted C.B.P in.
one police department after another,and we are ready now to agree that "C.B.P.
provides hope for the future of Law enforcement." We can trace the seed of C.B.P.
back to Sir Robert Peel, the father of the modern Police system, who said "the.
Police is the public and the public are the Police"(Braiden). For different.
reasons, the Police lost sight of that principle defining their relationship.
with the public. Modern historians have said that the reform era in government,.
which started in the 1900's to combat corruption, along with the move toward the.
professional image of police work, resulted in the separation of Police and.
Community (Kelling, Moore, pg-5).
Reform style Policing emerged in the 50s and 60s with rotating shifts and.
frequent movement of officers, (to prevent corruption). Random patrolling (a.
reactive police technique) was also detrimental to the link between Police and.