Police Systems & Practices – Week 5 Assignment
Community Policing and Crime Reduction
Write a 500-750 word APA-styled paper that addresses the following two tasks:
1. Define and explain community policing as it is currently practiced in the U.S.
2. From your review of the U.S. Department of Justice Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department – 4 MARCH 2015:
a. What were the main criticisms of community policing in Ferguson?
b. What steps can communities take to make community policing a successful strategy for law enforcement?
Support your argument with the Department of Justice Report and
at least one additional outside reference.
Be sure to cite your resource(s).
Only the body of the paper will count toward the word requirement. You may use your textbook and other outside sources as needed.
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