Police Force Reform During The Late 1800s

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During the late 1800s the police force standards were the beginning for a new reform. August Vollmer approach was professional policing, demanding education and training. The training consisted of: preventive patrol, quick response time, and follow up investigation. Forty years into professional policing, community policing disagreed that the new era did not reduce crime. “What was emerging was the view that unattended disorderly behavior in neighborhoods—such as unruly groups of youths, prostitution, vandalism, drunk and disorderly vagrants, and aggressive street people” (Bohm & Haley, 2014, p. 150).
The changes implemented before community policing, formed by Vollmer and associates did not improve policing as attempted; those changes created

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