Encyclopedia of Community Policing and Problem Solving
- Kenneth J. Peak - University of Nevada, Reno, USA
What sorts of collaborative partnerships have evolved between policing agencies and the individuals and communities they serve? How do police departments engage in systematic examination of identified problems to develop effective responses? How have police departments aligned their organizational structures to best support community partnerships and proactive problem solving? Just how effective have efforts at community policing been? These questions and more are explored within the pages of this new reference work.
"From defining the topic to offering strategies for the problems communities face, this book delivers practical, informative advice....Edited by Peak, This concise, readable volume lays the groundwork for understanding numerous aspects of community policing and problem solving. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and above; general readers."