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Guidebook "Preventing Terrorism and Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to Terrorism: A Community-Policing Approach"


This guidebook provides policy guidance on central issues that can have an impact on the success or failure of police efforts to harness a community-policing approach to preventing terrorism and countering VERLT.


The guidebook provides practical guidance for policy makers and senior police professionals on the key issues that can impact the success or failure of community-policing approaches in fighting terrorism. It can also serve as a useful resource for members of civil society with an interest in these issues, in particular community leaders. The guidebook covers key concepts and provides guidance on specific issues, such as transparency and accountability of police operations; tasking and training for community police officers; communicating to and exchanging information with the public; engaging with communities; inter-agency co-ordination; and evaluation.