Compare Policing in
Seattle - New York
Read both articles found under the links page of this website and identify
similar themes between the two. Discuss your assessment with others at your
table group. Following the discussion, write a detailed response to each of
the questions below in your class journal.
Analyze each article for the messages it is sending to the reader...what does
the author want you to know about policing in Seattle/New York?
List three challenges faced by police in each of these cities (according to
the officers in the articles). What are the similiarities?
What is uniqe/different about the challenges faced by police in Seattle as
compared to New York?
What conclusions have you reached about urban policing in America after
reading these two articles?