As part of community policing, fear reduction strategies are used.
Write a 2 page paper. Address the following in your paper:
- Explain which of the fear-reduction strategies do you believe is most effective?
- Discuss why would a police department want to reduce fear of crime rather than crime itself?
Include a title page and 3-5 references. Only one reference can be from the internet (not Wikipedia). The other references must be from the Grantham University online Library. Please adhere to the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition, 2nd printing when writing and submitting papers. Papers should be grammatically correct. Lastly, avoid first person and contractions in your paper. You can provide an opinion without using “I think” statements.
The most effective fear-reduction strategy
From my own views and analysis, the best strategy to reduce fear is the Citizen Oriented Police Enforcement (COPE). The reason behind my decision to select this method as the best is because it improves both the quantity and quality of contacts between residents and police officers. This aspect in turn enables police officers to address citizens’ concerns in an effective and efficient manner, including their fear of crime. Here, citizens’ fear of crime is lessened by the fact that civilians have access to the law enforcement….