Unformatted text preview: government. Herbert presents a strong, well-supported argument against local community based initiatives. It seems that these support systems merely serve to falsely assure citizens of safety in the guise of active participation in local law enforcement. Upon reflecting on this reading, it is difficult to imagine a scenario that would serve to meet the issues of the local community along with the objectivity of law enforcement. The resulting portrayal is a tangled web wrought with ambiguous law enforcement, stagnant community groups, apathetic citizens, and results driven political figures. Thus, any adequate solution must include all vested shareholders (including all their inadequacies). Can community be an effective partner with law enforcement? After considering Herbert’s points, the answer seems insistently negative....
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- Fall '07
- local law enforcement, Herbert