The Police Force : Bias

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Women in the Police Force: Bias
Source One is an interview that I conducted with Elko Police Department Chief Ben Reed on 3/17/2016. "Chief Ben Reed has over 35 years’ experience working in all facets of municipal law enforcement, including Administration, Field Operations, and Detectives" (elkocity.com). This source is reliable because it is a direct interview conducted by myself of Chief Ben Reed himself. Source Two is an essay in the police chief magazine by Peter Horne who has a PhD and is a professor at Mercer County Community College. Source Two updated September 2006 but still holds true today. I believe that source Two is reliable as it has 29 cited credible sources like the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice. Source Three is an essay by Curtis Crooke who is a special contributor at the (COPS) community oriented policing Services on the Department of Justice website. The COPS office or "the office of community oriented policing Services is a component of the US Department of Justice responsible for advancing the practice of community policing by the nation 's state, local, Territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies through information and Grant resources" (cops.usdoj.gov). Source Three was e-newsletter of the COPS office that was posted on July 2013. Source Three is reliable because it is a .gov website meaning it has restricted use by government entities in the US. Source Four is an essay and statistics sheet by Lynn Langton who is statistician at the Bureau…
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