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Community Policing Programs at a Glance
Total Number of Programs: 39

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Community Policing Practice Outcomes at a Glance
Total Number of Practices: 8

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Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

Policing Strategies

Community Policing

Law enforcement agencies implement a variety of strategies and methods to combat crime and ensure public safety. Community-oriented policing is a strategy that seeks to address the causes of crime and to reduce fear of social disorder through problem-solving and police- community partnerships. 



OJP Publications

Beyond Community Policing: The Importance of Community Building - Interview With Michael Davis, NIJ, June 2011
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Community Policing Beyond the Big Cities, NIJ, November 2004

Building Tools for a Learning Organization: Assessing the Delivery of Community Policing Services in a Non-Urban Setting, NIJ-Sponsored, June 2004
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COPS Program and the Spread of Community Policing Practices, 1995-2000, NIJ-Sponsored, February 2003
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Community Policing and "The New Immigrants": Latinos in Chicago, NIJ, July 2002
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