This article examines and discusses the assumptions and principles underlying the concept of ‘community policing’ within the context of Northern Ireland and the Patten Report on policing. It raises questions as to the applicability of the ‘community policing’ concept in the context of alienation and conflict.
Safer Communities – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jul 1, 2004
Keywords: Community policing; Northern Ireland; Patten Report; Community safety and policing