Review the Current Policy–What are we currently doing

Review the Current Policy – What are we currently doing, why are we doing it this way, what is the public’s perception of the policy? Assess how well it is or is not working.

Review the Current Policy–What are we currently doing

Firstly, Review Current Policy – What are we currently doing, why are we doing it this way, what is the public’s perception of the policy? Assess how well it is or is not working.
Statement on the Necessity for Change – What circumstances (e.g., changes in government, leadership, stability, etc.) have changed that make a new approach advisable or necessary?

 

Discussion:

Firstly, Discuss the alternatives to the current policy option by enumerating and explaining each policy option in turn.
Pros and cons of each policy option should be discussed next.

Secondly, Identify the political, economic, and security implications for each option.

Thirdly, Each policy option should be compare d and contrast ed to the other options as well as to the current policy.

This is the most important part of the paper. Also, You may wish to compare your options using a chart.

Recommendations:

Clearly identify which option will be recommend ed and which options will be discount ed.
Clearly lay out the argument for why that option is better than each of the others. Give details and examples if it has worked or background on the parts that have worked. In other words, explain why this option is the chosen one, without giving your opinion. All reasoning should be based on facts, research, previous practices, etc.
Implementation:
Write a detailed recommendation for specific steps on how and when to implement the recommended policy option.
Appendices (you may not need one, but likely you will. Remember these papers will vary): The following items should be included as appendices to a policy paper.