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Alternatives  to Traditional  Policing Problem  Oriented  Policing  (POP)
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Developmental influences Efficiency over effectiveness Rewards=alleviating, not solving, problems Reactive vs. proactive Driven by technology and rapid response Community as an untapped resource Line officers as an untapped resource Failure to acknowledge complexity of policing
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Objectives Tapping accumulated expertise of line officers Higher level of job satisfaction for officers Higher level of service for citizens
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Steps SARA model Scanning Analysis Response Assessment 
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Example The Bronco Club is a night spot in East San Diego that is currently operating with only a dance license. It is located between a large business area and a quiet residential neighborhood. The owner had planned to apply for a liquor license until problems came to her attention.
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Unformatted text preview: Residents complained of traffic problems, the loud music, and the drunken behavior of the club’s patrons. The adjoining businesses complained of trash being left behind from the club’s customers. Officers grew weary of constantly responding to radio calls of fights, loud noise, and drinking in the lots and street at this address. Between May and November of 1991, there were 15 radio calls related to this dance club. Officers working in this area had answered these radio calls and engaged in strict enforcement and maintained a constant vigil at the club. Most of their arrests and citations for underage drinking, however, were in the parking lot across the street from the club where the customers drank because there was no liquor sold in the club. But, the officers knew they were only addressing these, and not the related, problems in the short-term....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course CJ 102 taught by Professor Bostaph during the Fall '11 term at Boise State.

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