Utilize the GCU Library for scholarly articles and government websites to research at least two examples of currently used police-community relations programs. In an essay of 1,000-1,250 words, address the following:
- Describe both programs as well as research findings on the efficacy of each.
- Do you believe such programs would work in your own community? Why or why not?
- Recommend some changes to one of these programs, or come up with a new approach that you feel would be an effective police-community relations program for your community. Cite sources to support your recommendations.
Be sure to cite three to five relevant scholarly sources in support of your content. Use only sources found at the GCU Library, government websites or those provided in Resources.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.