Chapter 7 - Chapter 7 Issues in Policing 1 Challenges to...

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Chapter 7: Issues in Policing 1. Challenges to Traditional Policing a. Community policing a.i. Attempts to harness the resources and residents of a given community in stopping crime and maintaining order a.ii. Neighborhood watch programs instituted b. Problem-oriented policing b.i. Attempts to address the underlying social problems that contribute to crime b.ii. Allows police agencies to address crime on a more systemic level than traditional policing b.iii. Broken-windows theory b.iii.1. Idea the untended property or deviant behavior will attract crime. Used as justification for clearing the streets of homeless people, drunks, and unruly teens even when no law has been broken c. Zero tolerance policing c.i. Punishes every infraction of the law with an arrest, fine, or other penalty so that offenders will refrain from committing more serious offenses 2. Gender and Race a. Women as Police Officers a.i. Culture of police force still grounded in male values a.ii. Arguments against women policing include:
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