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To achieve transparency, law enforcement agencies should have clear and comprehensive policies. Write an essay in which you address the information below.

  • Identify three specific uses-of-force policies that could help provide for transparency within the criminal justice organization.
  • Explain the expected impact of the policies in the community.
  • Discuss how you, as a law enforcement leader, would communicate these policies to your personnel.
  • Discuss the pros and cons of how the policies might influence an officer’s behaviors and actions while on the job.
  • Discuss the kind of training you think is required to ensure the policies are effective in lowering the number of excessive use-of-force incidents. Include your rationale for the selected training.

Your essay should begin with an introduction. It must be a minimum of two pages in length, not counting the title page and references page. A minimum of two sources should be used to support your essay, and they must be properly cited. Your essay, including all references, should be formatted in APA Style.