For this week’s first assignment, you will write a one page essay about the concept of community policing. Be sure to address all prompts and cite your sources in APA format. This is worth 60 points, so be thorough and give your best effort.
Community policing is not a new concept, yet many people describe it differently even though the goals and objectives are ultimately the same. Departments across the United States support community policing programs and even have community policing embedded in their mission and vision statements.
Please answer the following question:
- In your own words, explain the concept of community policing.
This homework assignment should include the following:
- An in-depth submission that should be free of spelling and grammar errors.
- An essay that is a minimum of one page in length.
- You will be assessed on the rationale you use in addressing the questions/issue posted, and how well you justify your argument regarding this issue.
- Your response must be thought provoking, have well developed ideas and/or opinions, and should reference any supporting material from the text, lecture or other sources you have used to complete the assignment.