Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of vehicle patrol and foot patrol. How do these different methods of patrol impact community relations? Police efficiency?

Advantages of vehicle patrol include speed and the ability to transport apprehended suspects. Disadvantages of vehicle patrol include inability to notice small details. Advantages of foot patrol include interaction with the community, while disadvantages include regular need to call for backup. Community relations will be positively impacted by the interaction made possible by foot patrols. Efficiency will be served well by the speed offered by vehicle patrols.

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Vehicle patrol means greater speed and police visibility, while foot patrol means greater ability to notice small details that an officer would be likely to miss in a vehicle, even if driving slowly.

The advantages of vehicle patrol include speed, the ability to chase a suspect quickly if needed, and the ability to cover a much larger area geographically. As an added advantage, a vehicle patrol can arrest and transport a suspect without needing to call for backup. Disadvantages of vehicle patrol include a lack of engagement...

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