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CJ 205 Module Five Practice Activity Template History of Policing in America American Policing: The Colonial Experience American Policing: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries American Policing: Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries The North: The Watch The watch began in the northern colonies around 1861 and was adapted from the English model. The watchmen consisted of community volunteers. The watch was developed because the colonies were always at risk and needed protection from foreign invaders, other colonist and native Americans. The Urban Experience The urban experience was brutal and corrupt. Law enforcement were tasked with social service work. “Officers patrolled on foot with no radios, backup, or supervision. The relied on brute force to avoid being beaten up or challenged by local toughs” (Dempsey et al., 2018, p.14). Policing from 1900 to 1960 Police reform and new technology began changing policing. Police cars were introduced. New technology such as one way and two-way radios were used while patrolling. In 1919 the Boston Police Strike

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