EUCPN Thematic Paper no. 3 - Community policing as a police strategy - effects and future outlook

EUCPN Thematic Paper no. 3 - Community policing as a police strategy - effects and future outlook

COP as a police strategy has been widely discussed and commented, both in theory and in practice. Police research has indeed devoted a considerable amount of time in discussing the roots of this police strategy and in contemplating its effects. In this article, the reader is given an overview of these discussions, focusing on the research into the effects of COP.