Select one to two contemporary issues in modern police operations and examine the related law enforcement agencies, change, and efficiency.

Contemporary Issues in Modern Police Operations and the Policing

Overview

Select one to two contemporary issues in modern police operations and examine the related law enforcement agencies, change, and efficiency.
The suggested contemporary issues are:

  • Terrorism.
  • Police evidence collection.
  • Children and juveniles.
  • Law enforcement hiring process.
  • Criminal investigation.
  • Gangs and drugs.
  • Police patrol.
  • Or other issues or topics from the textbook that interest you.

Instructions

Write a 5–6 page paper in which you:

  • Summarize the history of law enforcement operations as it relates to the issue that you selected.
  • Determine the key law enforcement agencies that are responsible for enforcing law related to your chosen issue.
  • Explain at least one major change to law enforcement operations related to the issue that you selected. Next, provide at least one reason why the identified change was necessary. Support your response.
  • Give your opinion as to whether or not the change that you determined in Question 3 improved police operations in dealing with your selected issue. Provide a rationale for your response.