First Advisor

Richard Clucas

Date of Award

9-15-2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Political Science and University Honors

Department

Political Science

Subjects

Police -- Oregon -- Portland Metropolitan Area, Community policing -- Oregon -- Portland Metropolitan Area -- Evaluation, Police brutality, Crime prevention, Police-community relations -- Oregon -- Portland Metropolitan Area

DOI

10.15760/honors.862

Abstract

Community policing is touted as the solution to fostering restoration between communities and policing agencies across the United States. However, this remains a widely unregulated policy area where minimal assessments of available data exist on the effectiveness of community policing reform. Given the nature of police brutality and the struggles of policing agencies across this Unites States there is increasing need to measure outcomes. This research finds that community policing does serve as a proactive tool for crime rate reduction and prevention.

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Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/33036

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