Community Policing and CompStat: Merged, or Mutually Exclusive?

The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—“tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” —Mark Twain, 1888 “We’re not doing community policing now, we’re doing CompStat.” So said a western police chief recently. “We’re going to do CompStat.” So announced a newly elected midwestern … Continue reading Community Policing and CompStat: Merged, or Mutually Exclusive?