On July 7, 2016, 25-year-old Micah Johnson, an African American, drove his car to a rally against police violence and then began killing officers in downtown Dallas, hoping to single out the white one (Fausset, Fernandez, & Blinder, 2016). He brought the war back home and killed a fellow military veteran (Fausset, at al., 2016). Mr. Johnson continued training after the Army reserve by conducting military-style exercises in his backyard and he joined a gym that offered martial arts and weapons classes (Fausset, et al., 2016). Mr. Johnson showed an affinity for radical black-power organizations on his Facebook page (Fausset, et al., 2016).

Racial stereotypes contributed to this because he was a black male only shooting white people. He wanted all the white cops to die. He was upset that a lot of white cops were shooting black people and he thought this was a way to get revenge.

One strategy that might reduce stereotypes is problem-oriented policing (POP) (Black & Kari, 2010). POP helps police focus their attention and resources on the causes of crime rather than the crimes themselves (Black & Kari, 2010). POP is believed to reduce tension in multicultural communities and improve relations between police and minorities (Black & Kari, 2010). Police officers need to focus on the crimes and not what color the person was that committed the crime.

Black, P. J., & Kari, C. J. (2010). Policing diverse communities: Do gender and minority status make a difference? Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 8(3), 216–229.

Fausset, R., Fernandez, M., & Blinder, A. (2016). Micah Johnson, Gunman in Dallas, Honed Military Skills to a Deadly Conclusion. Nytimes.com. Retrieved 18 July 2016, from http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/10/us/dallas-quiet-after-police-shooting-but-protests-flare-elsewhere.html

Respond to the bold paragraph ABOVE by using one of the option below… in APA format with At least two reference…..

·  Offer and support the opinion from having read your colleagues’ postings.

·  Expand on your colleagues’ postings.

Do you need a similar assignment done for you from scratch? We have qualified writers to help you. We assure you an A+ quality paper that is free from plagiarism. Order now for an Amazing Discount!
Use Discount Code "Newclient" for a 15% Discount!

NB: We do not resell papers. Upon ordering, we do an original paper exclusively for you.