Many police agencies support the notion of community policing. Typically, it is the administration that spearheads such movements. Often, the line level police officers and the administration/management of police departments do not always see eye to eye regarding community policing.
Please respond to all of the following prompts:
- Many police officers express reluctance to accept community policing because it is too much like social work. What do you think is meant by this statement?
- Do you think community policing is “social work?” If so, is this good or bad?
- Discuss these issues fully.