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Which police tactic results in high rates of police-initiated contacts with African Americans?A.Random patrol
C.Hue and cry patrol
D.Aggressive preventive patrol
You decide that forceful tactics are necessary to maintain order. Although there is a long history of police officers inappropriately using force against and making arrests of people they believe are disrespectful (even where there is no physical challenge to the officer), the overall effectiveness of these tactics still outweighs the minority who are adversely affected by these policies.Before we continue, let’s review a few more conceptsIn 2015, what is the ratio of African Americans to whites shot and killed?A.3 to 1
B.8 to 1
C.15 to 1
D.1 to 1
What guiding principle of policing was emphasized by the 2015 report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing?A.Strict justice
Relations between the police and racial and ethnic communities of color have been filled with conflict since the early twentieth century. With respect to African Americans, there were three periods of major conflict and riots: during and after World War I, during World War II, and in the 1960s.The small community of Ferguson, Missouri, burst into national prominence on August 9, 2014, when police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African American. Protests followed. You are a police reform expert in the business of advising police departments.Before you decide this case, let’s review some key concepts.What national commission was created by President Obama in response to the growing national police crisis?A.The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing
B.The National Department of Policing
C.The Presidential Panel on Policing and Race
D.The National Association of Police Departments
How can a police officer be particularly responsive to ethnic communities without acting based on racial stereotypes? Explain how race is appropriately used in policing?Your response must be at least 200 words in length.
One of the central issues in Justice on the Street? The Police and People of Color is the disparate approaches to policing and how they are applied to communities of color, especially to the African-American community. What specific steps would you take to improve policing in African-American neighborhood in your city?Your response must be at least 200 words in length.