Assessing Crime Prevention by Tanzania Police Force: A Case of Chamwino - Dodoma

Michael, Mateja (2014) Assessing Crime Prevention by Tanzania Police Force: A Case of Chamwino - Dodoma. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

[img]
Preview
PDF
Download (821kB) | Preview

Abstract

The study aimed at analysing causes that influence the achievement of Tanzania Police Force to Prevent crime, assessing the indicators which show the success in the prevention of crime, to examine the methods used by Tanzania Police Force to combat crime, and to determine the challenges that Tanzania Police Force face. The methodologies used to collect data were both qualitative and quantitative nature, about 75 respondents were interviewed. In general the findings in the first objective recognized that, community Policing and government assistance, spirit of commitment to some police officers and good administrative system of the Force, were analysed as the causes that influence achievement to prevent crime. Also the findings in objective two picked out the indicators which show the success in the prevention of crime as, public trust and confidence over the Force, reduction of fear of crime, material and moral support from the community and number of crime reported, Likewise the findings in objective three reveal the methods used by Tanzania Police Force to combat crime which are, Community Policing, Police operations, the use of Forensic science, the use of field force unit, the use of ant robbery section, and the use of diplomacy, and education to the community. Furthermore in objective four the findings show the challenges that Tanzania Police Force face which are, insufficient resources, negative perception by the public, poor forensic capacity, discriminatory environment of Tanzania`s law, poor accountability of Police Human Resource Department, and corruption. The government, Police and community at large should together participate in the process of crime prevention because crime is the threat to public and individual safety.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2015 11:12
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2015 11:12
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/494

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item