Weegy: Reactive patrol is taking complaints that come in via dispatch. Reacting to something that has already occurred.
Pro-active patrol is going out and actively searching for crime in progress or the potential for crime in progress. I.e. [ [ two subjects standing outside a party store at two in the morning in the shadows and trying not to be seen when cars come by. It is suspicious, so a proactive patrol would stop and identify them talk to ... (More)