Gainesville Police Case Study

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The public perception of police officers has been negative he Gainesville police department received a called about rambunctious children playing outside in the neighborhood. Officer White responded to the noise complaint. When he arrived at the scene, he notices teenage boys outside playing basketball. Officer White got out of his patrol car, and participated in a game of basketball with the teenagers.
Officer White could have handled the complaint totally different, but the Officer chooses to engage himself with the children playing basketball. Once the other teenagers seen that the police officer were there to interact with them. The teenagers ran from the house to play basketball alongside Officer White. The compassion he had for the
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