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1. What is police culture? What are some negatives and positives of police culture? Include in your discussion a brief summary of the Code of Silence. How does the public view the police and how can the media affect public opinion? Remember to cite and reference any sources used, including the textbook.
2. Use the textbook to provide a brief history of policing both in the United States and in England. Include in your discussion the six principles upon which the police force was to be based, per Robert Peel. Remember to cite and reference any sources used, including the textbook.
3. What is the relationship between community oriented policing and problem oriented policing? Use in-text citations to credit material from sources that you include in your response.
4. Are there conflicting groups in your community? Does one group have more political power than another? Use in-text citations to credit material from sources that you include in your response.
5. The textbook refers to several crime prevention programs initiated in various cities across the U.S. Discuss the goals, strategies employed, and outcomes of two of these programs?
6. Reducing the fear of crime is a major goal of law enforcement. What strategies can law enforcement employ to reduce the fear of crime in communities?
7. Preventing a gang problem is preferable to employing strategies to deal with a problem once it occurs. Discuss the strategies mentioned in your textbook for preventing gang membership. Include in your discussion some of the programs employed around the U.S. that are aimed at preventing gang membership.
8. Domestic violence calls pose a high level of risk to the law enforcement officers who respond to them. Discuss the strategies that law enforcement may employ to reduce the incidences of domestic violence.
All response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.