What Is Community Policing? - Definition, History & Strategies


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Community policing involves which of the following entities?

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1. Community policing initially began in the:

2. The community policing model utilized these days is referred to as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the history and practice of community policing. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the parties involved in community policing as well as knowing when community policing began.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Party(ies) involved in community policing
  • Decade community policing began
  • Acronym for the community policing model
  • Characteristics of community policing
  • Definition of community policing

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the acronym for the community policing model
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the characteristics of community policing and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related community policing history and strategies lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about the efforts that have gone into making communities safer, review the corresponding lesson titled What is Community Policing? - Definition, History & Strategies. This lesson will help you:

  • Define community policing
  • Understand how community policing is characterized by the U.S. Department of Justice
  • Know the origins of community policing and the changes involved
  • Identify strategies for community policing, including scanning, analysis, response and assessment
  • Appreciate the characteristics of all the strategies for community policing