Document Type

Technical Report

Publication Date

Summer 2011


Police-community relations, Community policing -- Research -- Methodology, Crime prevention


To better understand community/police collaborations, this study researched several different types of successful partnerships. Our objective was to learn why the partnerships were formed and who was involved. Our research also sought to determine the goals of the partnerships, and the methods used to achieve those goals. The study also highlights several practices used by police agencies successfully to solve community problems.


Portland State University, Summer 2011 - Criminology and Criminal Justice Senior Capstone Class:

Alisa Bindel, Angela Bugni, Kimberly Burns, Ceasar Campos, Danielle Claypool, Nathaniel Dang, Tessa Drinkard, Tera Dusenberry, Robert Floyd, Holli Gomes, Valerie Greenwood, Jordan Heath, Tiffany Henderson, Todd Hornbeck, Susan Jenkins, Kevin Larsen, Ryan McCarthy, Laura Mussa, Cody Pieschel, Kenneth Schroeder, Marilu Semph, Allen Spencer, James Stenlund, Jerry Thao, Melissa Thompson, Gayla Tucker and Sarah Wilson

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