Can Community Policing Help The Truly Disadvantaged ?

@inproceedings{Reisig2004CanCP,
  title={Can Community Policing Help The Truly Disadvantaged ?},
  author={Michael D. Reisig and Roger B. Parks},
  year={2004}
}
Community policing advocates argue that reforms designed to break down barriers between police and citizens can produce favorable outcomes. The authors test a series of related hypotheses in a multivariate context by using four independent data sources— community surveys, patrol officer interviews, Census Bureau, and police crime records— to estimate hierarchical linear models. The results show that citizens who perceive police partnerships favorably report fewer problems related to… CONTINUE READING

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