A survey of high-crime neighborhoods in six cities found that residents are willing to work with police to help solve crimes, attend community-police meetings and even participate in voluntary patrols—even though they believe law enforcement is often biased and prone to misconduct.
The findings released today by the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center add weight to other research and anecdotal evidence underlining the importance of community policing strategies.
The study, by Nancy La Vigne, Jocelyn Fontaine . . .
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