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"What is Community Policing?" brochure

Category
Publication
Origin
OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Description

This brochure aims at disseminating basic information about community policing among the wider public. It provides brief definition of community policing, practical approaches and examples for police-community partnership.

Subject
Community policing
Type
Handbook, manual
Region
Central Asia
Keywords
problem-oriented policing, crime prevention

Summary

The brochure is a means to marketing the idea of community policing among general public. It seeks to not only introduce the concept of community policing, but also to encourage active participation of community members in providing and ensuring public safety. 

The brochure was developed and produced by the Community Policing Project team of the OSCE Police Reform Programme for Kyrgyzstan.  Some key provisions in the brochure refer to the SARA problem-solving method, difference between traditional and contemporary policing, and steps that can be taken by community members to help their local police officers (social partnership).

Information

Date of creation
13 Apr 2017
Origin:
OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Rights
OSCE