Policing and Corrections under the Common
Aer studying this chapter, you should understand or be able to explain the following issues and concepts:
• e principles in which community policing is based • How punishment is determined under the common law model • Punishment philosophy under the common law model • e functions of police under the common law model • e various policing models • e dierences in policing in Great Britain and the United States • e requirements to be a police ocer in Great Britain and the
United States • e Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s approach to policing
Community policing: A concept of policing that advocates that the government and community should work closely together and that the police and the community are coproducers of safety.