Keizer polices problems, not people

The Keizer Police Department has one of the lowest officer-to-resident ratio of any city in the State of Oregon, and Chief John Teague says that’s largely due to a philosophy called Problem-Oriented Policing (POP) – a complex, holistic policing philosophy designed to improve efficiency and reduce crime.

“You’ve probably heard the term community policing, but that’s just one aspect of POP,” said . . .

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