The concepts of problem orientation and community policing have equal importance but are very different strategies and should be integrated. Community policing is thought of by the uninformed, to be a tactic but it is a philosophy where all aspects of the delivery of police services are equally important. It is a philosophy of the delivery of law enforcement services is designed to energize all community resources, people and things, toward making a community safer. The concept does, in fact, tend to reduce the issues such as police brutality. Many departments will present themselves as devoted to community policing because they have a bicycle patrol, or citizen’s academy. Those are “things” or tactics not a philosophy. In responding to this question you should identify your approach in a very specific manner in terms of what you would suggest to meet the challenge of engaging citizens
What are some ways to mobilize, inform, and engage citizens with community policing?