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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- Spring '11