How Citizens Engage in Community-Oriented Policing?
Assume that you are a community leader in an area with no ongoing community-oriented policing effort. For this week’s assignment you are to evaluate the role of citizens in the community-oriented policing effort. How would a group of citizens assess the needs of the community and critically analyze what resources they have and need to make a positive impact? What would be the best strategy be for your group to engage with the police and other city agencies in this effort?