Police Subcultures (150 words)
Do you agree or disagree with the idea that the police subculture leads to the isolation of its members from the rest of society?
Why or why not?
Does It Really Exist?
In 2 pages determine which sociological perspective on police subculture do you most agree with and why.
Was He Correct? (150 words)
Clarence Ray Jefferies, the theorist who developed the concept of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED), believed that crime prevention involved the physical design of buildings along with citizen involvement and the effective use of police agencies. According to Jefferies, the physical environment in terms of buildings, each floor of a building, and each room in a building should be examined. Jefferies correctly claims that usually a mall area of the city is responsible for the majority of crime.
Do you agree or disagree with this theory? Why or why not?
What Did Robert Merton Know, Anyway?
In a 1-2 page paper, using examples from policing, determine how prejudice and discrimination intersect with each other.
You are encouraged to seek examples from at least three (3) external sources.