chapter  32
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Accept your key role at response

Thefirstinstinctofpolice,evenwhenthey havebeeninvolvedinadetailedanalysisofa problem,istotrytosolveitbybeefingup enforcement.Youshouldexpectthisandnot opposeit,eveniftheimpactisusuallyshortlived.Butfromthebeginningyoushouldbe helpingyourpolicecolleaguesfindmorepermanentsolutions.Localcommunitypartners couldprovidethishelp,butinsteadtheyoften promotetheirownagendasandpushsolutions withlimitedimpact.Theresultisoftenacompromisepackageofmeasures,noneofwhichis effective,buteachofwhichmaysatisfyoneor otheroftheparties.Infact,thedisagreements oversolutionsmayleadtoalossofmomentum andnothingmaybeproperlyimplemented.