Week Five Discussion Essay

Please respond to the following questions. Once you have posted your responses you will then see and be able to respond to two (2) of your classmates. Remember all of your posts must be a minimum of 100 words of meaningful content.

1. Under the “hot spot” policing approach, crime is the metric by which police officers are allocated to specific places; sending police officers into a community under the explicit assumption that it is a high-crime area may prime police officers to view activities in the neighborhood, innocuous or otherwise, as suspicious. Review the National Institute of Justice information on this tactic athttp://www.nij.gov/topics/law-enforcement/strategies/hot-spot-policing/Pages/welcome.aspx (Links to an external site.) and explain how you would implement such a program in your town. Are there any risks to police respect if the hot spots turn out to be only in minority neighborhoods?

Once you have submitted your responses your classmate’s responses will be visible. You must respond to two (2) of your classmates.

Remember all of your posts must be a minimum of 100 words of meaningful content.

Once you complete the first part send me the draft and once my classmate post i will sent you my classmate post.