Learning Objectives

1. Compare and contrast the underlying tenets of both traditional and community-based styles of policing

2. Describe the strategies associated with problem-oriented policing

3. Evaluate, based on research, the effectiveness of community-based policing and problem-oriented policing

4. Debate the criticisms of community policing

5. Discuss recent innovations in police information, resources, environment, organization, and process

6. Select the form of policing you believe to be the most effective, and justify your response with empirical evidence