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In this unit, you learned about how the U.S. Constitution impacts policing through the interpretations by the U.S. Supreme Court. This assignment will assess your understanding of how U.S. Supreme Court decisions relating to the police use of force can influence the relationship between the community and police, beginning with the perception of police legitimacy with the police organization.
For this assignment, you will research and identify a local or state police use of force policy that explains the following:
Explain what specific guidelines in the use of force policy that would promote legitimacy and trust between the community and the police. How does the policy adhere to the guidelines of the U.S. Constitution’s Bill of Rights and the fourth amendment?
Examine two U.S. Supreme Court decisions that influence the use of force policy for the selected police organization.
Your APA 7th edition formatted essay must be a minimum of two pages with an introduction. In addition, you should include at least two academic sources to support your essay. Adhere to APA Style when creating citations and references for this assignment.