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Alaska Justice Forum 14(2), Summer 1997


"Mountain View: The Context for Community Policing" by Antonia Moras

Like many other police departments, the Anchorage Police Department (APD) is moving from an emphasis on traditional law enforcement practices toward community-oriented policing, an approach that relies on officer-initiated efforts to reduce crime and public disorder. This article provides background an an overview of the context in which Anchorage Police Department has attempted to implement community policing in the Mountain View neighborhood of north Anchorage.

"Community Policing: Perspectives from the Field" by John Riley

Community policing is a philosophy of policing that requires police officers to act with increased levels of autonomy and professional discretion to solve problems and to develop partnerships with the community. This article summarizes the results of interviews with Anchorage Police Department officers assigned to a community policing project in the Mountain View neighborhood of north Anchorage.

"New Director for Justice Center"

Dr. Robert H. Langworthy has accepted the position of Director of the Justice Center at the University of Alaska Anchorage.