Definition of community policing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

community policing

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a system for developing trust and understanding between the people who live in a particular area and the local police, in order to reduce crime in that area. The system involves regular contact between the public and individual police officers and members of the public cooperate with the police to prevent crime and antisocial behaviour.