What do people want out of life? A place to call their own, a good career, an area which children could play without restriction, and a community which everyone live in peace and harmony.
Now reality sets in, in order to have most of a dreamful life with joyful surroundings, you must work hard to achieve some financial success. It doesn’t always happen, in a matter of fact there are more middle-low income household in the United States than some countries. These people are living in some areas that are not safe for their kids to roam in the daytime. Police are there to enforce the law, but only when they get a call, the police are patrolling the streets in vehicles. This limits interaction with the people they are sworn to serve. If people want to better their community and the police want to their citizens safe, then something must be done.
In the center of the 1970s, the State of New Jersey revealed a “Safe and Clean Neighborhoods Program.” Designed to improve the quality of community and stability in twenty-eight cities. These cities were recommended to be part of the curriculum, the state of New Jersey made available money to get cities to take their police officers their patrol vehicles and reassign them to patrol their beats on foot.
The state government and other state officials were onboard with utilizing foot patrols as a way to reduce crimes in the twenty-eight cities. This was only a theory that was presented to the state in order to do something about high crime rates in the state. State and law enforcement officials were on the same page in wanted to reduce crime, but law enforcement commanders were not to enthusiastic with having their officers roam the streets on foot. In these commanders vision, they discredited the program that had been established by the state. They felt foot patrols reduced the mobility of their police officers, who would have a difficult time in responding to citizen calls for emergency service. These patrols under...