Zero-Tolerance Policing: Definition & History Video


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Zero-tolerance policing is thought to be _____.

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1. Under the zero-tolerance policing model, the police enforce every facet of the law while paying closer attention to _____.

2. The expression zero-tolerance can be traced back to which act?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These resources will help you by asking you questions focusing on zero tolerance policing's qualities and history.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions at hand will ask you about the following:

  • Different characteristics of zero tolerance policing
  • Zero tolerance policy's effect on police protocol
  • History of the zero tolerance expression

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding zero tolerance policing and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the establishment of zero tolerance policing in New York City
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the police in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the lesson the most important information regarding areas that receive closer police attention under a zero tolerance policy

Additional Learning

Have a look at the corresponding lesson, Zero Tolerance Policing: Definition & Lesson, to get a stronger grip on this information. The lesson makes a point to expand on topics such as:

  • Examples of zero tolerance policing
  • History of zero tolerance policing
  • Benefits of zero tolerance policing