Case Study

In your textbook, Community Policing Today: Issues, Controversies, and Innovations, read Case Study 8.1: Washington State Syringe Exchange Program—Preventing Harm or Enabling Drug Use?

Discuss the pros and cons of this program.

Use academic sources to support your position.

Explain whether or not this is an effective program to address the opioid crisis.

We are seeing legislation being passed with regards to the use of military equipment within law enforcement agencies. Chapter 7 of our textbook discusses the programs that law enforcement are utilizing to purchase this equipment. Provide a response to the following discussion question from your textbook:

Should law enforcement be able to purchase as much military surplus equipment as it thinks it needs, or should there be restrictions on the purchase and transfer of such equipment