After reading the NOBLE article, what are your thoughts regarding the potential adoption of a national policy on use of force?
POLICING IN AMERICA: LESSONS FROM THE PAST, OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FUTURE
- M., & J. M. (2017). Policing in America: Lessons from the Past, Opportunities for the Future. The Heritage Foundation
Do you agree or disagree with the main arguments? Why? Present other research to validate your opinions.
McCarthy argues against DOJ’s claim of “systemic racism”, do you agree or disagree? Why? What other factors do you identify with in his article and how do they align with the current situation in many police departments?
Stewart illustrates best practices and initiatives by the Trump Administration as a step towards fixing some of the issues facing American law enforcement.
If you were Chief of Police and you could only institute some of them, which ones would you prioritize? Why? Provide examples and validate your opinions.
Stewart also argues “smart policing” will make a difference in fighting crime. Define and discuss smart policing.
What is the role of technology in this endeavor?
How does community oriented policing fit into this policing philosophy?
It is of utmost importance that you thoroughly discuss your answer to the questions, infuse your own experiences (if applicable) and/or state any ideas, opinions, solutions, and/or problems your research has generated. Justify your answers, ideas, opinions, positions, etc. and defend your logic. You are encouraged to expand around the main subject into areas that may validate or disprove different points of view, as it regards to the question being asked.
You are expected to reference concepts, principles, lessons learned, studies, and research you studied during your program study. Therefore, the ability to illustrate the totality of your knowledge is a critical requirement.