Diversity In Law Enforcement

588 Words3 Pages
Diversity and discrimination have come to the forefront of policing over the years as we become a more diverse country with many different backgrounds and cultures effecting every community. Not only does diversity and discrimination come into play on an individual basis, it is imperative officers have an understanding of the cultural backgrounds of the groups they commonly encounter. Effecting both the hiring process and how law enforcement approaches their policing, diversity and discrimination play an important role. Diversity in the hiring process of law enforcement allows for equal opportunity as an employee. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), was created in 1972 giving the commission authority to intervene on behalf
Open Document