Community Policing as a Strategy for Upgrading the Level of Security in Puntland

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ABSTRACT 

The purpose of this study was to investigate community policing as a strategy for upgrading the level of security in Puntland. Hence it’s examined by identifying the level of awareness of the concept of community policing projects in Puntland, investigating the current status of Puntland security and need for community policing projects, and identifying the challenges that may face community policing projects in Puntland. In gathering information the research study employed both primary and secondary sources. The primary sources were distributed questionnaire, and interview; the secondary sources were the literature work and internet. This study employed cross-sectional survey as a research design; the data were collected purposely from Garowe city. In selecting the respondents and area of sample, the researcher used two sampling techniques, cluster sampling was used to select Garowe city while purposive sampling was used to select the sample size of the target population. Questionnaire and interview from the respondents were engaged for data analysis using tables and charts. From the findings of the study it was exposed that the level of awareness of community policing projects in Puntland was low leading to difficult in implementation on the current status with respect to security in Puntland, the researcher found that the police were far from the expectation of the XMl community, and social and economic factors were identified as the main obstades in the implementation of community policing projects. The study recommended that the community should be educated about the community policing initiatives, monitor the role of police in the community; and to reduce the influences of social and economic factors that are hindering the implementation of community policing projects.



TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter Page

One THE PROBLEM AND ITS SCOPE

Background of the Study 1

Statement of the Problem 3

Purpose of the Study 3

Research Objectives 4

Research Questions 4

Scope 4

Significance of the Study 5

Operational Definitions of Key Terms 7

Two REVIEWOF RELATED LITERATURE 8

Introduction 8

Concept of community policing 8

Component of community policing 9

Community involvement of community policing 13

Community policing partnership 14

Community and police relationship .15

Strategy of community policing 16

Challenges of community policing projects 18

Status of security of Puntland 19

Theoretical Perspectives 21

Related studies 23

Worldwide community policing projects 23

Three METHODOLOGY 26

Research Design 26

Research Population 26

Sample Size 27

Sampling Procedure 27

Research Instrument 27

Validity and Reliability of the Instrument 27

Data Gathering Procedures 28

Data Analysis 29

Ethical Considerations 29

Limitations of the Study 30

Four PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA

Overview 31

Research question one 35

Research question two 40

Research question three 46

Five FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS

Findings 50

Conclusions ss

Recommendations 60

References

Appendices 63

Appendix I - Transmittal Letter 63

Appendix III - Research Instrument 64

Appendix IV - validity and reliability of the instrument 70


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APA

Consults, E. & farah, M (2023). Community Policing as a Strategy for Upgrading the Level of Security in Puntland. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/community-policing-as-a-strategy-for-upgrading-the-level-of-security-in-puntland

MLA 8th

Consults, Education, and Mohamed Farah "Community Policing as a Strategy for Upgrading the Level of Security in Puntland" Afribary. Afribary, 10 Jan. 2023, https://afribary.com/works/community-policing-as-a-strategy-for-upgrading-the-level-of-security-in-puntland. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

MLA7

Consults, Education, and Mohamed Farah . "Community Policing as a Strategy for Upgrading the Level of Security in Puntland". Afribary, Afribary, 10 Jan. 2023. Web. 31 Jan. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/community-policing-as-a-strategy-for-upgrading-the-level-of-security-in-puntland >.

Chicago

Consults, Education and Farah, Mohamed . "Community Policing as a Strategy for Upgrading the Level of Security in Puntland" Afribary (2023). Accessed January 31, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/community-policing-as-a-strategy-for-upgrading-the-level-of-security-in-puntland