Problem-oriented policing (POP) is a policing strategy that involves crime analysis and working with the community to develop effective response strategies to reduce crime. Many law enforcement agencies have adopted the POP concept as a way to reduce crime as well as build and strengthen community relations, but is it effective?
A book review of Parting Shots: My Passion for Policing by Robert F. Lunney
Reviewed by Michael Sale, American Military University
I first became aware of Bob Lunney’s reputation as an innovative police leader when I was attending one of the first community policing conferences ever held in Canada; it was in Toronto in October 1981.