writing nee help please

Jul 3rd, 2015
SKTFaker
Category:
Writing
Price: $10 USD

Question description

Academy Curriculum week 2 discussion 1


You are consulting with a large-size police department that has been criticized in the media for its high levels of recent incidents involving police errors in procedure, police misconduct, and revelations of inappropriate use of force. The police department and the police chief have come under extreme criticism from the media, the community and the city officials. On page 127 of Policing America: Challenges and Best Practices is a list of common curriculum implemented in a police academy. Answer each of the following questions pertaining to that curriculum and defend your answers:

  • Looking at the nature of the curriculum and topics included, which training topics do you think might be added to help combat the above issues? Why would that help?  
  • Which topics should be expanded in their duration? Why?  
  • Which topics should be refreshed and included in continuing education of experienced officers? Why?
  • Which curriculum topics should be deleted altogether? Why?  

Our discussion first the individuals response, need bad and good of post list reference thanks

W2D1(Kev)

Based on the above issues the training that would be best to combat them would be self-improvement, with a focus on ethics and integrity. The reason for focusing on ethics and integrity is because without good ethics and good moral integrity there is more of a chance that there will be misconduct because they do not have a good ethical standing and thinking. In the book it states that in the academy that the cadets receive eight hours of instruction on ethics and integrity, there should be more than eight hours during this training process and remedial training in this area every few In-Service cycles. Mediation and conflict management should also be increased, with the proper tools to handle a conflict there is a greater chance that it will be resolved without the issue becoming physical. During the academy the book states that cadets receive 88% with academy training and eight hours of training, this training should also be increased to ensure that they have a full understanding of the subject. Mediation is also important because the officer will be able to mediate what the issue is between those involved. Using good verbal skills is paramount to communication and when applied correctly is very important in reducing liability for the agency. The reduction in liability comes in the form of reduced officer injuries, citizen complaints and excessive force.

Computers and information systems training should also be increased from 58% and the hours of training should be increased past eight. The era of knuckle draggers has ended and we are in the technology age if the officers learn how to operate the systems they will be using before they are put out on the streets then they will be able to properly use the systems once they are actually on the streets. Increasing this training will lessen the possibility for errors. It has been predicted that within the next decade that 90% of the work force will be knowledge workers this is something we as the police should be planning for now. Computers and information systems should also be a refreshed and continued education for experienced officers because new programs are always coming out and when a system is updated the officers already on the streets or who have been there for a long time need to learn how the new system works and be able to use it efficiently.

I cannot single out topics that should be eliminated I think the more educated the officer is the more rounded he will be on the street. I believe that in the light of the advancing knowledge and liabilities agencies will have to open their coffers to extend police academies and finally realize that by doing so we are providing a better safer product for our community, officers that can use reasoning to solve problems rather than force.

Reference:

Peak, K. (2012). Policing America: Challenges and best practices (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education


Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Daniel C.
(997)
School: UT Austin
PREMIUM TUTOR

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students

7 Reviews


Summary
Quality
Communication
On Time
Value
kpcutie
Nov 30th, 2016
" Excellent job "
Hemapathy
Nov 17th, 2016
" all I can say is wow very fast work, great work thanks "
BlueOcean
Nov 3rd, 2016
" Awesome! Exactly what I wanted. "
kevin12622
Oct 25th, 2016
" Goes above and beyond expectations ! "
ashleyisgod
Oct 12th, 2016
" Top quality work from this guy! I'll be back! "
likeplum4
Oct 3rd, 2016
" Excellent work as usual "
Molly_Moon
Sep 19th, 2016
" AMAZING as always! "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1819 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors