For this week’s assignment, you will write a 1-2 page essay about police discrimination toward minorities. Be sure to address all prompts and cite your sources in APA format. This is worth 80 points, so be thorough and give your best effort.
There is evidence to suggest the relationship between police department and minority groups have been strained at best. Numerous police departments have been subject to numerous civil rights complaints, harassment complaints, and lack of service complaints where the police refuse to respond to calls for service in minority neighborhoods. There are documented cases of profiling and discrimination by police officers throughout the United States.
Please consider the following scenario and answer the questions:
- You are a consultant hired by a police department to address a problem of discrimination by police officers toward minority citizens. Evidence suggests that the allegations are valid, and it is your responsibility to develop some type of comprehensive program to deal with this.
- How would you address the task?
- What critical elements must be included?
This homework assignment should include the following:
- An in-depth submission that should be free of spelling and grammar errors.
- An essay that is 1-2 pages in length.
- You will be assessed on the rationale you use in addressing the questions/issue posted, and how well you justify your argument regarding this issue.
- Your response must be thought provoking, have well developed ideas and/or opinions, and should reference any supporting material from the text, lecture or other sources you have used to complete the assignment.