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Problem-Oriented Policing: Definition & Examples

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Problem-oriented policing identifies what?

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1. The idea of problem-oriented policing was developed by:

2. What does the problem-oriented policing model propose law enforcement be?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These resources focus on problem-oriented policing and the idea behind it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will reveal what you know about the following:

  • Who developed the idea of problem-oriented policing
  • A strategy that identifies the causes of a problem and solutions to prevent it
  • How the problem-oriented policing model defines a problem

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who developed the idea of problem-oriented policing
  • Knowledge application use your knowledge to answer questions about a strategy that identifies the causes of a problem and solutions to prevent it in-order to effectively deter crime and disorder in a community
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding how the problem-oriented policing model defines a problem as it relates to crime prevention and interpret it correctly

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  • The background of problem-oriented policing
  • How to prevent drug sales and gang activity in a community using this strategy
  • The prevention of traffic & driving hazards in a city through the application of this strategy
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