Police Response to Urban Crisis
28 Public Administration Review 417 (1968)
8 Pages Posted: 23 Dec 2014 Last revised: 30 Jan 2015
It is generally acknowledged that the primary concern of the police in this country has related to the control of crime. Now, operating in a rapidly changing and somewhat hostile environment, police agencies - especially in our larger urban areas - are groping for means with which to meet not only the crime problem, but the complex problems of civil disorder and community conflict as well.
Keywords: police, law enforcement, policing, community, urban crisis, urban areas
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