Supervisory Practices in Criminal Justice Essay
Analyze organizational culture as it relates to the supervision of criminal justice entities.
Write a 2-4-page paper (excluding cover page) responding to the following:
Officer James Armstrong, School Resource Officer at Riverside High School, has discovered spray painted graffiti on the concession stand of the school's football field. Officer Armstrong has recently attending a Gang Investigation course and recognizes that the graffiti looks suspiciously like gang related artwork. Officer Armstrong alerts the Principal and is informed that similar graffiti is also located in the front parking lot of the school. Several teachers have expressed concern about recent news reports that gang violence is increasing in nearby areas. Riverside has historically been a good school. The school has won several awards for safety and is considered by many in the community an outstanding school. It is a concern to the school, and the community, that the gang violence that has effected the neighboring urban city of Rockville may be spreading to Riverside. Residents are fearful that the historically safe and secure Riverside High School may be under a threat of violence itself.
You are the Chief of Police of Riverside. Using the SARA model evaluate the implementation of a plan to address this issue with the Town Council at its next meeting. Be sure to include an examination of how your own multiculturalism and diversity perspectives may impact the plan elements.