Militarization of Police
Police have always been based on a quasi-military model, but the militarization of police began in the 1960s due to civil unrest and protests. Police duty to act in such situations results in its operation in a quasi-military fashion.
Review the article in your required reading assignment, and, based on any of your own research on the militarization of police, respond to the following questions.
What is the militarization of police?
What are the origins of this concept of militarization of police?
Offer examples of the concept of militarization of police.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of this type of policing?
How is this style of policing changing?
What is your opinion on this type of policing?
Your response should be at least two pages in length plus a title page and reference page. Your essay should include an introduction. You are required to use your own research as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced according to APA format. All paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.