Societal Implications of Community-Oriented Policing and Technology

by Georgios Leventakis, M. Haberfeld

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Book Description

This Brief presents new approaches and innovative challenges to address bringing technology into community-oriented policing efforts. "Community-oriented policing" is an approach that encourages police to develop and maintain personal relationships with citizens and community organizations. By developing these partnerships, the goal is to enhance trust and legitimacy of police by the community (and vice versa), and focus on engaging the community crime prevention and detection efforts for sustainable, long-term crime reduction.

The contributions to this volume emphasize the societal implications of new technologies for community-oriented policing goals, such as:
- Strengthening community policing principles through strengthed community feeling and lower feeling of insecurity
- Reducing the fear of crime and enhancing the perception of security in large, urban environments
- Enhancing citizens feelings' of empowerment, belonging, and collective efficacy

Contributions to this volume were developed out of the Next Generation Community Policing (NGCP) International Conference was co-organized by nine contributing research and development projects, funded by the Horizon 2020 SECURITY Program of the European Commission. It will be of interest to researchers in criminology and criminal justice, as well as related fields such as sociology, public health, security, IT and public policy.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Societal Implications of Community-Oriented Policing and Technology ebook for free in PDF format (2.2 MB).

Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2018
Pages
110
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319892962
ISBN10
3319892967
ISBN13 Digital
9783319892979
ISBN10 Digital
3319892975
PDF Size
2.2 MB
License
CC BY

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