A Multi-Level Analysis of Citizen Involvement in Community Policing

April Pattavina, University of Massachusetts - Lowell
Luis Garcia, Suffolk University
Heather Madruga, University of Massachusetts - Lowell

Results are presented from extensive survey and archival data analysis on the predictive capacity of community and individual factors on citizen involvement in community policing in Boston. The findings indicate that select individual and community factors are significant predictors of involvement as well as residents' interest and knowledge of community policing.

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