Assignment 4: Contemporary Issues in Modern Police Operations and the Policing
Select two (2) contemporary issues in modern police operations and examine the related law enforcement agencies, change, and efficiency. The suggested contemporary issues are below:
Police evidence collection
Children and juvenile
Law enforcement hiring process
Gangs and drugs
Or other issues or topics from the textbook that interest you
Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:
Summarize the history of law enforcement operations as it relates to the issues that you selected.
Determine the key law enforcement agencies that are responsible for enforcing law related to your chosen issues.
Explain at least one (1) major change to law enforcement operations related to the issues that you selected. Next, provide at least one (1) reason why the identified change was necessary. Support your response.
Give your opinion as to whether or not the change that you determined in Question 3 improved police operations in dealing with your selected issues. Provide a rationale for your response.
Discuss the main requirements related to training that local and federal law enforcement agencies must address as they relate to your selected issues.
Use at least three (3) quality academic resources as references, such as journal articles, newspapers, magazines, and publications from law enforcement associations. Note: Wikipedia, blogs, and similar websites do not qualify as quality academic resources.
Academic resources are not books.