Week 2 – discussion forum – the role of crime in the work of the

Case Study – Chapter 3

Read the Case Study entitled: The role of crime in the work of the Philadelphia Police on Page 35 in the text.

  1. What do you think about the article?
  2. Should we gauge police effectiveness on Part 1 violent crimes?
  3. Do you think the police should change the way they respond to calls?
  4. How could police reduce the time they spend on some of these other types of calls?