the assigning of the same one or two policemen to a particular area so that they become familiar with the residents and the residents with them, as a way of reducing crime
- Community programme
noun 1. (in Britain) a former government scheme to provide temporary work for people unemployed for over a year CP
noun, U.S. Law. 1. (in some states) property acquired by either spouse, or both together, that is considered by law to be jointly owned and equally shared.
- Community psychology
community psychology n. The application of psychology to community programs for the prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.
- Community psychiatry
community psychiatry com·mu·ni·ty psychiatry (kə-myōō’nĭ-tē) n. Psychiatry focusing on detection, prevention, early treatment, and rehabilitation of emotional and behavioral disorders as they develop in a community.