n Latin American Report - Community policing : Lessons from four cities A new study reviews the experience of cities in Brazil, Colombia and Guatemala
(Safer Streets : Studies on Community Policing in Latin America), Hugo E. Fruhling (Ed.) : book review

Volume 20, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-6060



The concept of community policing, which is increasingly popular in industrialized countries, has now reached Latin America. Burdened with high crime rates and low public trust in the police, a number of Latin American countries are adopting this concept, in some cases with impressive results.

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