AJS 574 Week 2 DQ 5 -
In the 2011 article authored by Freskos, the issue of shrinking budgets and police department responses is discussed. Training was one issue that seemed to see a decrease in many agencies. Collective bargaining also seemed to be a key to budget control and maintenance. Now, three years later we are witnessing a significant push back from much of the citizenry and media, against police actions. Does a correlation exist between the decrease of training dollars in police department budgets and police professionalism around the country? Support your response.