Community crime reduction: activating formal and informal control

Authored by: George L. Kelling

Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety

Print publication date:  September  2005
Online publication date:  May  2013

Print ISBN: 9781843921479
eBook ISBN: 9781843926146
Adobe ISBN: 9781134014637

10.4324/9781843926146.ch5

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Abstract

The police at all times should maintain a relationship with the public that gives reality to the historic tradition that the police are the public and that the public are the police; the police are the only members of the public who are paid to give full-time attention to the duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interest of the community welfare

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