1. The Herman Goldstein Award recognizes outstanding police officers and police agencies around the world that engage in cutting-edge problem-solving efforts that prove to be effective in reducing crime and related problems. Visit the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing website (), and review the award recipients for the past two years. Then, compare the awards that were received by those outside of the United States and those that were received by the officers and agencies in the United States.
What are their similarities and differences?
2. Many police agencies describe their community policing, problem-oriented policing, and zero-tolerance policing programs on the web. Check out the website for three departments in your region of the country.
What can you learn?
Do they describe their programs in detail that is useful to you?
You may use any source in addition to the above listed website.