Police Discretion with Young Offenders

Description of Figure IV.23 Views on agency’s support for community policing, by location of service

Figure IV.23 shows in percentages the views of sampled police agencies on the level of support for community policing, by the location of service.

  • Patrol

    • Not supportive 25%
    • Supportive – policy 63%
    • Supportive – resources 13%
  • Youth squad

    • Not supportive 36%
    • Supportive – policy 36%
    • Supportive – resources 29%
  • SLO/SRO

    • Not supportive 30%
    • Supportive – policy 10%
    • Supportive – resources 60%
  • GIS

    • Not supportive 16%
    • Supportive – policy 32%
    • Supportive – resources 53%
  • Management

    • Not supportive 13%
    • Supportive – policy 38%
    • Supportive – resources 50%
  • Overall

    • Not supportive 20%
    • Supportive – policy 40%
    • Supportive – resources 40%

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