writing need help please

Sep 12th, 2014
Price: $10 USD

Question description

Community Policing Case Studies

Compare two of the “Cop in Action” case studies from Chapters Three, Four, or Five of the textbook. Describe the specific details that identify the course of action as a representation of one of the three policing models described. What characteristics specific to that particular policing model lead to successful implementation within the case study?   The first cop in action is the high profile program successfully drives prostitutes out of town. In this case it is about fighting the war on prostitution. It focuses on St. Petersburg which is finding new ways to eliminate prostitution by sending out Dear John letters and “mapping” an area where they deny the prostitutes access to where they previously worked.

This first cop in action resembles the strategic oriented policing. “There are no limitations to the methods that can be employed under strategic policing.”(Oliver, 2008). The strategic oriented police are targeting the prostitution problem which many feel is a waste of time and resources. With targeting prostitution by sending out Dear John letters letting offenders and family members know the consequences if they get caught.

The second cop in action is the Kansas City gun experiment. In this experiment Kansas City focused on seizing illegally carried fire arms. In the 29 week program they found out that the police officers that were in charge of the selected neighborhoods didn’t spend as much time patrolling the streets as one thought. On average the officers only spent 3.27 car-hours out of the 12 car-hours patrolling the streets the other hours were spent working on reports.

This cop action resembles the neighborhood oriented policing. This action focuses on a selected neighborhood where the officers patrol and focus and look for certain things in this case the officers are focusing on finding illegally carried firearms.


Oliver, W. (2008). Community Oriented Policing A Systematic Approach To Policing. New Jersey: Pearson Education Company.

need to tell the good and bad of post, list references I use one or to thanks

Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Jesca
School: Cornell University

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students

Review from student
" Awesome! Exactly what I wanted. "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1830 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