n Institute for Security Studies Papers - Changing paradigms in policing - the significance of community policing for the governance of security

Volume 1998, Issue 34
  • ISSN : 1026-0404



The concept of 'community policing' has different meanings and has developed differently in a variety of police organisations. The above premises, however, constitute a unifying thread that cuts across this diversity. The implication is that, if these premises are acceptable, the tendency will be to support the idea of community policing. If the premises of Model 1 are regarded as more viable, the tendency will be to be critical of the idea of community policing.

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