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    Recommendations in the Criminal Justice System

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    Overview: You will imagine you are employed at a criminal justice organization facing a communal problem. Your superior at the organization has asked you to review the problem situation and offer your
    recommendations. You will be given the chance to evaluate the situation and develop suggestions that will inform development of strategies to address the issue using appropriate ethical and transparent leadership and communication skills.
    Prompt: Using the case study (The Flawed Emergency Response to the 1992 Los Angeles Riots), complete the following critical elements:
    A. Recommend an appropriate and effective leadership style that superiors at the organization could employ to address the problem and best fit the organization. Be sure to justify your response with other sources.
    B. Make recommendations to leadership for resolving the situation that balance the needs of the community, effectively addressing the problem, and what is ethically appropriate. How should leadership balance these three important elements in addressing the problem?
    C. Recommend strategies or actions that leadership could take to improve community relations and foster growth and trust between the community and the organization in response to the problem from the study.
    D. Recommend strategies or actions that leadership could take to maintain and improve the culture of the organization in response to the ethical decisions of leadership regarding the problem from the study
    E. Make recommendations for the organization on how they could account for obstacles that might impede the organization in addressing the problem and
    implementing your recommendations.
    F. Explain how the organization could implement and uphold your recommendations. For example, should they enact new policies? Training?
    G. Explain how the organization would consider any budgetary constraints they might face both in addressing the problem and implementing any of your
    recommendations. Be sure to include references.

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    A. Recommend an appropriate and effective leadership style that superiors at the organization could employ to address the problem and best fit the organization. Be sure to justify your response with other sources.

    The most appropriate leadership style that would have been necessary during the build-up to the L.A. riots would have been a democratic, inclusive, and servant style of leadership wherein the leader was accessible to the subordinates while also allowing them to play a large role in the decision-making process. Many of the top leaders within the Sheriff and Los Angeles police departments were aloof and not connected with their subordinates, which only heightened the lack of response that occurred after the acquittal of the white police officers.

    B. Make recommendations to leadership for resolving the situation that balance the needs of the community, effectively addressing the problem, and what is ethically appropriate. How should leadership balance these three important elements in addressing the problem?

    The leadership was unable to effectively lead because of the infighting that was occurring throughout the organization wherein both agencies and leaders refused to work in unison prior to the riots. This irreparably impacted the response and placed the community in danger. In addition, the police officers were not properly ...

    Solution Summary

    Recommendations in the criminal justice system are determined. The leadership styles which are effective that superiors are given.

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