Law Enforcement Policies
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You’ll apply the concepts you’ve studied in this course to research and write a 1,000-word essay concerning law enforcement policies.
During the 1990s, New York City adopted a method of policing based on the broken windows theory. Subsequently, crime decreased.
In regard to the policy change, your essay will respond to the following questions:
What is the broken windows theory of policing?
How did the New York Police Department implement its new theory of policing?
How has the number of stops in New York City changed during the past couple of decades?
What civil rights issues are raised by New York City’s method of policing?
In order to answer those questions, you’ll need to
Research law enforcement policies
Relate law enforcement policies to crime rates
Relate law enforcement policies to criminological theory
For assistance with resources for this project, please use resources in the library.
Keep the following guidelines in mind when writing your essay:
Ensure your paper has the following components:
A title page
A body containing several paragraphs
A reference page that lists all the sources you used to write your paper
Include the following information on your title page:
Course number and title (CJ340 Criminology)
Student name and number
Project number (80220400)
Type your submission, double-spaced, in a standard print font, size 12.
Use a standard document format with 1-inch margins. (Do not use any fancy or cursive fonts.)
Ensure your project is a minimum of 1,000 words in length and answers all the questions.
Proofread your work carefully. Check for correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization.
Use APA style throughout your paper, including formatting and in-text citations.