The problem-solving process developed to build problem-solving partnerships consist of a 4 step, decision-making model, SARA (Scanning, Analysis, Response, Assessment). Put yourself in the shoes of a commander for the police department and think of the resources you would want to help combat this issue. Think of options that are more than just throwing more officers at the problem. Also, think outside of the creating a curfew idea as well. 

Incorporate the SARA model to determine if your suggestions would or hypothetically would help with these issues. Use the SARA model and explain the different stages of the SARA model and how they pertain to your scenario. 
Write in the third person. Think about utilizing outside resources like partnerships the police might have to help with the educational component to help students stay in school. Also, consider the racial demographics