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By Peter G. Zarrow

ISBN-10: 0231071388

ISBN-13: 9780231071383

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82 policing a liberal society The required change will come about only sporadically unless there is major institutional change. Policing may always take place in a ‘second best’ environment as far as liberal economists are concerned. So we have to develop the structures that, as far as possible, use market-type incentives, to ensure the development of effective policing strategies. Most liberal economists share the view that services that have to be provided by the state should be provided by the lowest level of public authority possible.

Htm. 73 policing a liberal society t o wa r d s a l i b e r a l u t o p i a ? This attitude can be traced back to O. W. Wilson, the pre-eminent police theorist of the twentieth century. Wilson and his peers believed that policing should shift its focus from prevention to criminal apprehension. They were responsible for moving policing away from its earlier, community-driven vision, adopting a more militaristic approach. As a result of this so-called ‘reform’ model, police officers had less and less contact with the public and forces became more bureaucratic (Kelling and Coles, 1997).

Greenberg, became a media regular thanks to his straightforward, down-to-earth approach to crime and punishment. Greenberg’s tactics helped to turn around the city, and he relied on simple principles such as consistent police presence, respect for the community, and a preventive approach to criminal activity. Unlike many of his fellow chiefs, Greenberg does not believe that arrest is the key to lowering crime rates. For example, simply by taking some minor preventative steps, such as reducing motorcycle parking and cleaning up a diner favoured by bikers in Charleston, he was able to remove the potential threat of a Hell’s Angels gang moving in.

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