The political era of American policing was characterized by?
In 1841 Mary Cecilia Rogers body was discovered in the Hudson River after being missing for 3 days. Police were unwilling to solve this crime until a reward was offered. This was unacceptable to the public and their voices for a reorganization of policing was finally heard.
police serving the interests of politicians.
The community era of policing started in 1980 and continues to the present day. The primary function of this era is to continue to control crime while providing a broader range of social services. The police are returning to the community and becoming more involved with the problems of the people. Foot patrol, problem solving, and public relations are a few of the tactics that are used in initiating this process. The overall strategic goal…