Unit 1 & 2 Journal

Discipline: Criminal Justice

Type of Paper: Personal reflection

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 1 Words: 550


Answer the following questions/scenorios with 200 words or more each.

1. The old adage that perception is in the eye of the beholder holds true in law enforcement public relations today. How can you as a law enforcement professional develop and retain a rapport with all citizens in your community to the level that they welcome your contributions to their safety and security? How does this improve your agency’s goodwill? Explain.

2. Assume your state decided to implement a law that makes it a crime to possess a firearm. How would your state go about locating and retrieving firearms from all citizens in the state? What effect do you think this would have on robberies, assaults, and rapes? How do you weigh the possibility of committing a crime with a firearm against preventing a crime with a firearm? Which one is more likely? Why?