This week, you looked at community policing, which represented a fundamental change in police strategy. For this discussion, choose another country that has implemented some form of community policing. (Suggestions: Belgium, Britain, Australia, Japan, India). Then, respond to the following:
- Describe how the other country has implemented community policing. Is there any data or evidence to show whether these efforts have been effective?
- Compare these procedures with community policing in the United States. Identify and evaluate some ideas that you see exhibited in another country that might be used to improve community policing in the United States.
- Explain how social expectations and customs influence policing.
- Explain the role played by culture in the international example of community policing.