Takedowns of these suspects through the local police

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takedowns of these suspects through the local police departments which has drastically changed and deterred suspects who commits these crimes. Problem solving policing is the next type of policing I am going to explain. Problem solving policing is not a fairly new tactic or method. However, it is really just getting used proficiently. Driving up and accidently catching criminals in the act is mostly a thing of the past. Even though police officers still do car patrol routes and do still catch criminals in the act most of the catching is done before the act has been committed. Not to mention that the officers are no longer just randomly driving to scenes after the act has been committed. Problem solving policing allows for
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Philosophies of Community Policing 4 officers to be able to concentrate on the problems that lead to the crimes. These problems can range from different problem locations such as a local gas station that gets robbed every third Friday, or even certain areas of town that has a lot of muggings. These are all things that can be cut down or eliminated by problem solving policing. These patterns are recognized and then processed through problem solving policing. This allows for the police to be in certain areas to be able to apprehend the suspects. Patterns of crime usually mean either the same person is doing them or a group of people are doing it together to accomplish these criminal goals. This means that more than one person can be apprehended through interrogations of others that are involved. There are so many different types of policing I feel that they are all equally effective. I feel this way because all the different methods seem to work together to accomplish the same goal. Without community based policing then there would not be much information for problem solving policing to go by. Then again without problem solving policing why we would need
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