GLT's Sound Ideas 4/20/17 | WGLT

GLT's Sound Ideas 4/20/17

Apr 20, 2017

What is Community Policing depends largely on who you ask. Illinois State University criminal justice Professor Cara Rabe Hemp says it starts with a philosophy that citizens will co-produce crime control. You'll hear about the wide variations of how police departments go about community policing. Questions about police intent arose during the debate over whether the Bloomington Police department should operate a sub-station on the city’s west side. You'll also hear from a the president of a non-profit police association about research he's conducted into another form of law enforcement---hotspot policing. Bloomington's top cop Brendan Heffner will add local context to the dialogue.