In this unit, you learned about the police function and history in society. For this assignment, you will compose an essay in which you cover the following elements.
- Explain the three eras of policing and how each era has contributed to the method of policing used today.
- Describe the roles of the social contract theory and Maslow’s hierarchy of needs in policing.
- Discuss how the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights limit the power of law enforcement.
Your essay should consist of at least two pages and should utilize at least two sources, one of which can be your textbook. Be sure that all sources used are cited and referenced using APA Style and that you include an introduction in your essay.