Often, the community in which the police work is not accepting of the police or
authority, making the police officer’s job more difficult.
Identify and discuss the barriers to a good police-community relationship. How
would you avoid these issues or work to resolve them if you were a police
administrator? How would you avoid these issues or work to resolve them
if you were head of a federal agency, state agency, sheriff’s office, or a
municipal agency? (In addition to answering from a police administrator’s
perspective, answer from the perspective of two of the aforementioned
agencies.) Would your techniques be different for each type of agency? How and
Your initial response should be 250-300 words in length. Your claims should be
supported by the text and/or other academic resources. Respond to at least two
of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.