Students will complete a summary on the article “How the U.S. Got Its Police Force.” The summary will be double spaced a minimum of 200 words and a maximum of 350 words. The summary will include and introduction, conclusion, and answer the following prompts:
- What were the factors that led to the formation of police forces in the United States?
- How or does the origin of policing in the United States impact the manner in which different communities are policed today?
- What is the role of Police in the legal system today? Is the current criticism of policing valid?
- How would you address the issue of systemic racism in policing today?