Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

7.1 Describe the findings from classic police strategy studies

7.2 Explain why police departments conduct patrols

7.3 Describe how the broken windows theory influenced policing

7.4 Compare and contrast police patrol with community policing

7.5 Explain the basics of problem-oriented policing

7.6 Describe at least five types of targeted policing

7.7 Explain how CompStat is applied as a police management strategy

7.8 Evaluate the influence of homeland security and terrorism on policing