During the 1990s, New York City adopted a method of policing based on the broken windows theory. Subsequently, crime decreased.
In regard to the policy change, your essay will respond to the following questions:
What is the broken windows theory of policing?
How did the New York Police Department implement its new theory of policing?
How has the number of stops in New York City changed during the past couple of decades?
What civil rights issues are raised by New York Citys method of policing?
In order to answer those questions, you’ll need to
Research law enforcement policies
Relate law enforcement policies to crime rates
Relate law enforcement policies to criminological theory