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Community Policing and Crime Reduction

Write a 500-750 word APA-styled paper that addresses the following two tasks:

1.Define and explain community policing as it is currently practiced in the U.S.

2.From your review of the U.S. Department of Justice Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department – 4 MARCH 2015:

a.What were the main criticisms of community policing in Ferguson?

b.What steps can communities take to make community policing a successful strategy for law enforcement?

  • Support your argument with the Department of Justice Report and at least one additional outside reference.
  • Be sure to cite your resource(s).
  • Only the body of the paper will count toward the word requirement. You may use your textbook and other outside sources as needed.

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