community policing

Definition of "community policing"
  1. This refers to a strategy where police officers, who often patrol on foot, bike, or horseback, are assigned to certain neighborhoods or communities. Their job is to collaborate with the residents in those areas to prevent crime
How to use "community policing" in a sentence
  1. The rise in neighborhood safety was attributed to the effective implementation of community policing.
  2. Community policing strategies have helped to reduce crime and foster a better relationship between residents and law enforcement.
  3. The city council proposed an increase in budget for community policing initiatives to improve security in vulnerable neighborhoods.

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