(CJ415) Week 1 Assignment: Conflict and Interactionist Approaches to Policing

(CJ415) Week 1 Assignment: Conflict and Interactionist Approaches to Policing

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(CJ415) Week 1 Assignment: Conflict and Interactionist Approaches to Policing Policing and the responsibilities of such professions are often times misconstrued in terms of how such personnel approach criminal, and otherwise dangerous situations; for most, there is a conjoint credence that policing is modestly responding to reported crimes, applying proactive policing strategies, such as community policing, and essentially, simply arresting the bad guys ; however, there are other stipulations of which are applied to professions, such as law
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enforcement, and approaches that are pragmatic to certain criminal, and potential criminal situations. Of the innumerable amounts of approaches, the two of which call the most importance, as of now, are the conflict approaches of policing and the interactionist approaches of policing. The conflict perspective of policing is understood to be “a sociological paradigm that focuses on the competition that exists between groups in any given society” This particular perspective as it applies to policing is best grasped under the premise that the very basic, and
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