Policing in the United States has a rich and deep history shaped by critical events. Think about the diversity in the types of law enforcement agencies and their unique histories as you make your selections.

Select 2 historical events, and describe how these events influenced the development of modern policing in a specific agency.
Discuss a recent event, from within the last 5 years, and how you feel it will have a significant impact on the agency.
Assignment Objectives
Analyze current training issues in American Policing
Contrast recommendations in the 1967 Taskforce and the 21st Century Police Taskforce reports
Define the fundamental principles guiding policing and police services in the United States
Describe the catalyst for police reform across the political, professional, and community-policing eras