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Unpublished Paper
COMMUNITY POLICING WITHIN A COUNTER-TERRORISM CONTEXT: THE ROLE OF TRUST WHEN WORKING WITH MUSLIM COMMUNITIES TO PREVENT TERROR CRIME
ExpressO (2009)
  • basia spalek, University of Birmingham
Abstract
Recently, community-based models of policing have gained increasing prominence within the context of counter-terrorism, an area that has traditionally been dominated by ‘hard’, top-down models of policing. The following article draws upon a research study that examined community policing within a counter-terrorism context within the UK in order to help shed light upon how police officers might work with communities in order to prevent terror crime. The article focuses in particular upon the notion of trust within a counter-terrorism context and reflects upon the importance of cultural intelligence for policing within a counter-terror context, a context marked by suspicion, distrust and secrecy.
Keywords
  • community policing,
  • trust,
  • terrorism
Disciplines
Publication Date
September 15, 2009
Citation Information
basia spalek. "COMMUNITY POLICING WITHIN A COUNTER-TERRORISM CONTEXT: THE ROLE OF TRUST WHEN WORKING WITH MUSLIM COMMUNITIES TO PREVENT TERROR CRIME" ExpressO (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/basia_spalek/1/