Evaluations and Studies discussion 1
When we pull back the layers of government services, the most fundamental and
indispensable virtues are public safety and social order. —Hon. David A. Hardy,
Washoe County District Court, Reno, Nevada The police are the public and … the
public are the police. —Sir Robert Peel, 1829 (Peak, p.3).
One of Policing America: Challenges and Best Practices, you read that
there were developments for the police during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Foot patrols became more popular, and many larger jurisdictions (such as
Newark, New Jersey; Boston, Massachusetts; and Flint, Michigan) even began to
require this form of patrol. In Newark, an evaluation led to the conclusions
that officers on foot patrol were easily seen by residents, produced a
significant increase in the level of satisfaction with police service, led to a
significant reduction of perceived crime problems, and resulted in a
significant increase in the perceived level of neighborhood safety.
Newark, New Jersey is not the only location in the United States where an
evaluation was completed to measure citizen satisfaction with the police. Visit
the National Archive of Criminal
In the search box, click on the Related Literature radial and type “citizen
satisfaction” or “evaluations” in the search field. Information related to
other studies involving citizen satisfaction with the police will populate.
Choose two additional studies/evaluations which have been conducted in the
United States as a means to measure the citizen satisfaction with the police
from the list.).
For your discussion, analyze the results
of the two studies you selected from the search result. How can this
information be used to further the effectiveness of policing in today’s world?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of being concerned with citizen
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