Learning Objectives

  1. Explain how differential police response strategies and 311 call systems affect the management of police calls for service
  2. Identify the circumstances under which a fast police response is likely to have an impact on the ability to make an on-scene arrest and discuss the importance of police response time in general
  3. Describe how the Kansas City preventive patrol experiment was conducted and discuss the results of the study
  4. Assess why routine preventive patrol appears not to have an impact on crime, but hot spot patrol does
  5. Relate the ingredients of a police crackdown and discuss the effectiveness of the strategy
  6. Examine the intended and unintended consequences of police traffic stops and so-called Terry stops
  7. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of one-officer and two-officer squads
  8. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of foot patrol and offender-focused strategies