Access the City of Albuquerque, New Mexico PD and the Plano, Texas PD strategic plans. Additionally, conduct research to locate two other police Departments’ Strategic Plans to reduce property crimes.
Locate those four cities/towns on the FBI UCR website and note the statistics with regard to property crimes in each city/ town. Choose the most current year that has full UCR data available (Do not use Preliminary Data).
Write a comparative analysis of 1,000-1,250 words, depicting the differences of how the four various departments plan to address property crimes in their strategic plans.
- Analyze how detailed each of the plans are and how well they communicate to stakeholders.
- Research best practices in reducing property crimes. Analyze the four departments’ strategic approaches to reducing property crime. Describe how well the four departments are using these best practices in their strategic plans to reduce property crimes.
- Evaluate the different approaches to reducing property crimes by the four agencies. Identify which department and explain why their strategy was most effective.
Be sure to cite three to five relevant scholarly sources in support of your content. Use only sources found at the GCU Library, government websites/legal case sites or those provided in Class Resources.