The topics listed below are related to the importance of law enforcement professionals staying current and up-to-date on the ever-changing aspects of law enforcement. You will compose each Article Review based on one of these topics as they relate to the respective unit reading assignments. You may choose from 3 of the 4 following topics:
? The importance of staying abreast of new laws created by legislation on the state and/or federal level
? The evolution of community policing and how it may assist in crime detection or protection
? The difficulties in transitioning from a more traditional model of policing to community policing
? Any other topic (or combination of topics) you feel are relevant to law enforcement professionals’ duties,responsibilities, or working environments
You are to investigate a professional journal and choose an article related to the topic you have selected. The article should not be more than two years old and should be at least 2-4 pages in length. You may also search for an article on the internet. Your written critique should be a minimum of two pages and no more than four pages in length and should be written following APA style guidelines.