The Basics Behind Effective Police Operations

The Basics Behind Effective Police Operations

Instructions

Write a 4–5 page paper in which you:

  • Select at least two types of changes (for example, public and society, law enforcement officers, police bureaucracy, standards community involvement, technology), and examine how the selected changes have affected police operations, mission, and values, or goals and objectives in the 21st century in the United States. Support your response.
  • Explain the various lines of communications present within any given local law enforcement agency. Next, determine at least two challenges and concerns that law enforcement might encounter with communication and suggest your strategy to mitigate the challenges. Support your response.
  • Examine the importance of police patrol in modern policing.
  • Identify at least two quality of life issues (for example, panhandlers, prostitution, problems associated with bars and clubs, police interaction with individuals who are mentally ill, homeless people and civil disobedience) that permeate modern law enforcement practices. Propose a response to these issues, based on common practices as outlined in the text, and provide your rationale.
  • Compare and contrast police reactions as they relate to violence in schools, homes, and workplaces. Provide one example of each to support your response.
  • Use the Strayer Library to find at least three academic resources as references, such as journal articles, newspapers, magazines, and publications from law enforcement associations. Note: Wikipedia and similar websites are not considered quality references.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.

The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is:

  • Outline the challenges and issues that society causes for police operations.ind Effective Police Operations