Specialized Public Order Units: Integrating a Community Policing Mindset

Dr. Bernd Bürger shows how the Unterstützungskommandos (USK), full-time public order units specializing in evidence gathering and arrests during assemblies, have evolved over recent decades. Bürger describes events that accompanied and triggered these developments and shows how, after it became an organizational goal, community focused policing served as the foundation for operational tactics, as well as personnel selection, development, and training.

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