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- History and Structure of American Law Enforcement
This video clip contains a lecture about the history and structure of law enforcement in America.
- This Is What Community-Oriented Policing Looks Like
This video clip highlights a homeless outreach team in the Houston Police Department who are trying something new when addressing complaints associated with people living on the streets.
- Community-Oriented Policing—Clark County Sheriff's Office, WA
Clark County Sheriff’s Office adheres to the philosophy of community-oriented policing and value community partners and collective problem-solving. As the oldest Sheriff’s Office in the State of Washington, they have enjoyed a high degree of success and take a proactive stance when faced with challenges.
- Shifts In Police Tactics To Handle Crowds
In this audio clip, the Occupy Wall Street protests around the country are discussed with reference to the role of the police. Norm Stamper, Seattle’s former police chief, Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey, and Brooklyn College sociologist Alex Vitale talk about the evolution of crowd control tactics.