Standards of professionalism in law enforcement are modeled by the leaders within an agency or organization. Solid and ethically guided departments have the ability to gain trust in citizens and strengthen communities. Continued efforts are geared towards improving professionalism within law enforcement agencies.
Research the concept of 21st Century Policing. The full report and PDF can be found here:
In a two-page essay discuss the following:
Define and briefly summarize quality leadership in the law enforcement profession.
Explain the importance of police leadership in establishing standards of professionalism and integrity for a law enforcement agency.
After researching 21st Century Policing, do you feel that promoting the Six Pillars of 21st Century Policing have the potential to steer policing in a more positive direction? Explain your answer.
Your essay should incorporate a minimum of one scholarly resource from the Rasmussen online library or credible internet source, such as a government website or professional organization.
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