Choose and discuss one of the following topics. Which of these topics do you think had the greatest effect on policing today? Why?
1) Policing Eras
2) The Wickersham Commission
3) The Challenge of Crime in a Free Society
4) Police Consent Decrees
ANSWER THE ABOVE DISCUSSION AND THEN REPLY TO MY CLASSMATE RESPONSE TO THE ABOVE QUESTIONS AND EXPLAIN WHY YOU AGREE? (A MINIMUM OF 150 WORDS)
The political policing era was estimated to have occurred throughout the nineteenth century and into the beginning of the twentieth century. During the political policing era the police were utilized as political instruments. Policing during the political policing era was focused on the maintaining of the peace and the orderly conduct of the citizenry. Policing during this era was largely unregulated and corrupt (Gau, 2018).
The professional or legalistic policing era was estimated to have taken hold in the 1960s and had faded sometime during the1970s. During the professional policing era the police enforced the law with minimal autonomy or discretion. Policing during the professional policing era focused primarily on reactive policing concepts. Patrols were conducted to deter criminality through heightened visibility. Additionally, the professional policing era resulted in less political involvement and less community association in attempts to deter police corruption (Gau, 2018).
The problem-solving or community-oriented policing era was instituted during the 1970s and 1980s and is still a stronghold for the policing models and methods of the twenty-first century. Throughout the problem-solving policing era engaging with the citizenry and taking actions to address the needs of the public has become a priority. Policing during the problem-solving policing era has transitioned to a greater focus being placed on the integration of proactive policing concepts and intelligence-led policing initiatives. The intelligence-led policing initiatives (Gau, 2018).
It is an opinion that the progression and evolution of the policing eras, in correlation with the presenting advancements, have occurred as the direct result of practical experience. Experience provides real-world empirical evidence as to which policing models or concepts provided the greatest benefits to society. It is an opinion that the policing eras have directly impacted and had the greatest influence on the development and implementation of the policing methods having the greatest potential for success based on the evaluation and assessment of the varying strategies over the span of time that has incorporated the political, professional, and problem-solving eras (Gau, 2018).
Gau, J. M. (2018). Criminal justice policy: Origins and effectiveness. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
We value our customers and so we ensure that what we do is 100% original..
With us you are guaranteed of quality work done by our qualified experts.Your information and everything that you do with us is kept completely confidential.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
The Product ordered is guaranteed to be original. Orders are checked by the most advanced anti-plagiarism software in the market to assure that the Product is 100% original. The Company has a zero tolerance policy for plagiarism.Read more
The Free Revision policy is a courtesy service that the Company provides to help ensure Customer’s total satisfaction with the completed Order. To receive free revision the Company requires that the Customer provide the request within fourteen (14) days from the first completion date and within a period of thirty (30) days for dissertations.Read more
The Company is committed to protect the privacy of the Customer and it will never resell or share any of Customer’s personal information, including credit card data, with any third party. All the online transactions are processed through the secure and reliable online payment systems.Read more
By placing an order with us, you agree to the service we provide. We will endear to do all that it takes to deliver a comprehensive paper as per your requirements. We also count on your cooperation to ensure that we deliver on this mandate.Read more