Police Creating Conditions to Deal with Basic Problems of Society

Police Creating Conditions to Deal with Basic Problems of Society

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Police Creating Conditions to Deal with Basic Problems of Society Explain: The key question… is whether and how police can help to create the conditions in neighborhoods and communities that will allow other institutions – the family, neighborhood, church, community agencies and government and commerce – to deal with these basic problems of society. Yes, the police can help to create conditions necessary for communities to deal with problems in society. They can do so through community policing and order maintenance. Community policing helps officers and the community when they work together. Police maintain contact with members of the community. This allows the police to get to know the community’s level of acceptable behavior, which in turn affects their reactions to the community. It also builds a relationship for the community members to work with and talk to police about certain things
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Unformatted text preview: they notice. This leads to both sides correcting behaviors together. Also, through order maintenance, police can create conditions necessary for the community. By working to eliminate the smaller disorderly behaviors, it sends the message that it will not be tolerated. Preventing more deviation and disorderly behavior. Also, when in contact with small disorderly behavior, police often are exposed to larger crimes and criminals. By addressing the small issues, they are able to stop more of the larger issues as well. By doing these things, the police can maintain order in a community, which allows families, neighborhoods, businesses, etc. to focus on the basic problems they face instead of fearing for their safety, or other effects of crime on their community....
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