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Running head: POLICE AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS1Challenges for COPPS to become a daily practiceStudent’s NameInstitutional Affiliation
CHALLENGES FOR COPPS TO BECOME A DAILY PRACTICE2Challenges for COPPS to become a daily practiceInternal Barriers to Implementing COPPSOfficer mindset is a significant internal obstacle to enforcing COPPS on the contemporary community policing. This commonly occurs in the process of recruiting, appointing, and maintaining the services of the experienced officers. The department that is linked with the activities of recruiting and appointing will face challenges in retaining, much less promoting their community policing endeavors (Peak & Glensor, 2012). Strengthening community policing in the department is another crucial internal challenge to COPPS (Peak & Glensor, 2012). Agency executives are experiencing persisting obstacles when reinforcing the community policing ideology in their department. It is because the organization’s executives are not stressing on community policing via their behaviors and conduct. Their attempts alone will not standardize the policing philosophy.Inability to implement change is another decisive internal barrier. Implementing advancement can be challenging in community policing. Furthermore, this process is assuredly gradual in any police agency or other massive institution. In particular, improper civil service rules and mutual bargaining agreements may restrain the police approach to decision-making in sections, such as appointments and promotions (Peak & Glensor, 2012).External Barriers to Implementing COPPSCommunity relations are a major external obstacle to enforcing COPPS. When police agencies are not able to relate well to the existing communities and involve its members in civic security matters, community policing endeavor experience obstructions. The reasons