Criminal Justice – policing

1. Discuss factors that affect the public’s perception of police. Include in your response both positive and negative factors that influence how a community perceives law enforcement agencies. 2. According to your textbook, four categories guide police decision-making. Discuss those categories. Which category do you believe has the most influence over police decision-making? 3. Describe the functions of peacekeeping and maintaining order. 4. Support your writing assignment with two (2) outside scholarly articles.