Looking at Community Policing in the Global South

December 2021 | Guy GrossmanDorothy Kronick

In Penn Today, Dorothy Kronick and Guy Grossman answered questions about their recent study on community policing in the Global South, published in Science with a large group of co-authors.

A recent study of six locations in the Global South—Brazil, Colombia, Liberia, the Philippines, Uganda, and Pakistan—showed no significant positive effect associated with community policing across the range of countries. The study, published in Science, was co-authored by a large group of researchers including political scientists Dorothy Kronick and Guy Grossman of the School of Arts & Sciences and affiliated with the Penn Development Research Initiative.

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