Having an understanding of crime is part of being able to effectively respond to this phenomenon. In this assignment, you will apply your knowledge about variations in crime rates and how law enforcement and communities might respond.
In a 3-4 page paper, examine how crime rates vary among demographic groups, and how this this knowledge can assist law enforcement and the community in responding to crime.
- Why might the variations in crime rates among different demographic groups result in misguided law enforcement strategies?
- What can communities gain from this knowledge about how crime rates vary?