Implementing Different Policing Strategies

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Police agencies all over the world implement different policing strategies in accordance with the purpose. Community policing is one of the philosophy in which most of the countries effectively working with it. According to U. S. Department of Justice Community policing is a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques, to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues such as crime, social, and fear of crime (n.d). This essay critically examines the conditions, which would impact both positively and negatively on the police procedures required to implement community policing strategy in the Maldives.

Stability, community cohesion and cultural differences are very important factor need to be considered when implementing any policing methods in any country (Casey, J 2010). The country should be politically stable, should have shared values among themselves and should have a firm culture. Maldives is now politically stable country. Shared values and firm culture are another significant element of Maldives. So it is very easy to implement community policing philosophy in the Maldives. Even though the importing country is having a firm culture, if the culture mismatched in relation with exporting country, it would be very difficult to implement policing methods. For example: different countries vary their culture, if the

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