Thursday, July 25, 2013

Are We Militarizing Police At The Expense Of Community Policing?

"Many longtime and retired law-enforcement officers have told me of their worry that the trend toward militarization is too far gone. Those who think there is still a chance at reform tend to embrace the idea of community policing, an approach that depends more on civil society than on brute force." Via The Wall Street Journal
The over reliance on this type of law enforcement erodes the primary mission of law enforcement; to partner with the community to reduce crime and make the community safer.

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