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community policing

Syllabification: com·mu·ni·ty po·lic·ing

Definition of community policing in English:

noun

The system of allocating police officers to particular areas so that they become familiar with the local inhabitants.
Example sentences
  • When the military was separated from the police in that year, many of the roles of military intelligence and community policing were given to police personnel.
  • They also discussed the police image and community policing in the city.
  • More community policing, increased patrols of trouble hot spots and more police visibility would help prevent the problem according to the councillor.

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