Innovations in Field Operations
  1. Why are procedural justice, transparency, and accountability so important to police legitimacy?
  1. Discuss several of the studies mentioned in the text concerning guns and gang violence. How did these projects go about reducing gun-related violence? Were they successful in achieving this goal?
  1. Explain the how the Kansas City Preventive Patrol Experiment worked and discuss the findings of the study.
  1. Explain how the concept of directed patrol and hot spots works.
  1. Describe and discuss why it is difficult to identify what works in policing.