oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The evolution and status of community policing forums in South Africa
|Article Title||The evolution and status of community policing forums in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Criminology, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1996|
|Pages||100 - 107|
|Keyword(s)||Accountability, Antagonism, Empowerment, Open hostility of community, Participation, Police transparency, Preventative patrol, Problem-solving approach, Rapid response, Reactive crime investigation, Service-oriented policing, Social conflict, Trust and Violence|
Rising crime and social instability, together with an increase in the socio-economic stimuli of crime and growing evidence of the shortcomings and inefficiency of the traditional policing approach in providing a long-term answer to crime and problems of disorder, have led to a worldwide search for a new policing approach.
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