Community Policing in Florida: Factors Lead to Permanent Change

Cecil Greek, Florida State University
Kyubum Choi, Florida State University

ABSTRACT
Paper is based upon an extended survey completed by 70 plus Florida county and municipal law enforcement agencies; reseach funded by the Regional Community Poling Institute in St. Petersburg, FL. Survey specifically targeted a number of factors, including training, partnerships, local funding, use of information technologies, and managerial and organizational change. Other factors for comparison include last 5-year crime rates and actual funding agencies received from COPS Office programs.

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