Source: (2011) Dissertation. Doctor of Education. Loyola University Chicago
This study provides a history of programs implemented between the Chicago
Police Department within Chicago Public School, while looking at the changes in the
relationship between the two between 1945 and 2005.
The research answers the following; the change in the relationship of the Chicago
Police Department and Chicago Public Schools during the last half of the twentieth
century, the programs that have resulted from the relationship between the Chicago
Police department and Chicago Public schools, the original intent of the programs, and
how did the programs evolve during this time period.
This paper takes a look at how changes in demographics of Chicagoâ€™s population,
employment, housing, and crime played a role in the relationship between the Chicago
Police Department and Chicago Public Schools. It also focuses on the â€œOfficer Friendly,â€
D.A.R.E., and G.R.E.A.T. programs.(author’s abstract)
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