Center for Problem-Oriented Policing

Model POP Curriculum - Detailed Syllabus

Problem-oriented policing and problem-solving

Recommended Video
  1. Sam Walker’s Interview of Herman Goldstein (70 minutes); Available for viewing or downloading at www.popcenter.org/learning/goldstein_interview/.

Crime theories and situational crime prevention

Researching/scanning and analyzing problems

Online Exercise
  1. Street Prostitution Module – Accessed at http://www.popcenter.org/learning/prostitution/intro/.
Online Exercise
  1. Problem Analysis Module (PAM)

Returning to the crime triangle – responding to places, offenders, and targets/victims

Examples of Place-focused POP Guides for Use in This Module Examples of Offender-focused POP Guides for Use in This Module Examples of Target/Victim-focused POP Guides for Use in this Module

Assessing your problem solving strategy and other challenges to implementing pop projects

Examples of Useful Tool Guides for Use in this Module