Exam 2 review outline - CRJU 3110-American Police Systems...

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CRJU 3110-American Police Systems Spring 2010 Exam 2- Review Outline Exam 2 covers the following material. Readings: Chapters 8, 9 and 10 in the textbook, All the readings posted on Ulearn (Weisburd, Telep, Hinkle and Eck, 2010; Weisburd and Lum, 2005; Wilson and Kelling, 1982). Lectures : Lectures 9 through 15 All material covered in these readings and lectures may be on the exam. This outline points out the MAJOR topics to focus on to help organize your studies. It’s not intended to list every, specific item that will be on the exam, but rather to highlight the major topics to focus on. -How can the police prevent crime? -Difference between reactive and proactive crime prevention Reactive – police respond to calls Proactive – police initiate -Types of crime that pose extra challenges to police in fighting crime -Know these and the types of responses we talked about in relation to them -The nothing works studies -Be familiar with the studies we talked about that showed the main tactics of the professional/standard model of policing didn’t work—random patrol, rapid response, hiring more officers, training employees (investigators in particular) etc. -And why these studies had such a big impact on leading to change -The police innovations we discussed in detail—community-oriented policing (COP), problem-oriented policing (POP), hot spots policing, broken windows policing, compstat -Know what each is—i.e. how to define them, what tactics they involve, what their goals are etc. -Know how they came about—what was the origin of these new tactics? -Know the challenges to implementing these innovations we discussed in class—particularly COP -Know the specifics of how they are carried out (i.e. know the SARA model of POP) -Know what the research said about the effects of each of these new types of policing on crime -in particular be familiar with the studies you read (for example, the Weisburd et
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course CRJU 3110 taught by Professor Dr.joshuahinkle during the Spring '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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Exam 2 review outline - CRJU 3110-American Police Systems...

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