community policing

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community policing

the assigning of the same one or two police officers to a particular area so that they become familiar with the residents and the residents with them, as a way of reducing crime.
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The Royal Ulster Constabulary, especially the Ballymena Neighborhood Policing Unit, has made great strides in partnerships and collaboration within its community.

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