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Whether you’re interested in becoming a Fish and Wildlife enforcement officer or just a Law Enforcement Officer and you have a strong desire to protect and serve your community or a state and federal area. There are many departments within every city, but they have their own recruitment and selection process. Many of the smaller agencies recruitment and selection process mimics that of the larger local Police Departments, this is due to the strong relationship all agencies have with within their states. “No specific formula exists for recruiting and maintaining the ideal officer, and many of those who were once considered ideal may experience
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The role of police in society is to “protect and serve” the community. Police are to keep safety while providing a sense of calmness amongst the community. If the role of the police were lessened as it applies to the theory and practice of community policing I feel that crime would lesson in community areas. Because of the movement of community policing, many police departments have implemented hundreds of diverse programs. Community policing can be distinguished along four basic dimensions: philosophical, strategic, tactical, and organizational.
Probable cause is a level of reasonable belief, based on facts that can be required to sue a person in civil court or to arrest and prosecute
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History of Police Agencies and their Jurisdictions
December 10, 2011
History of Police Agencies and their Jurisdictions
The development of police agencies can be followed back to the Early English colonial days. As time continued, so did the improvements of the police agencies of law enforcement today. The first police department was established in 1731 was the Boston Police Department. Within each police agency, they also have their own jurisdiction of federal level, state, local, and private levels. The biggest protector of America is the Department of
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October 24, 2011
Policing agencies have a number of responsibilities and operations they must perform regardless if they are at the local, state, or federal level of the government. Even though there are similarities and differences between the agencies, there is still room for improvement in reference to the working relationships and communication among them. In addition, regardless if the agency is classified as a local, state, or federal agency, these agencies encounter the same day-to-day police dangers, use similar technology, and use the same basic types of weaponry.
Dangers of Policing
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Police Organization Paper
I this paper I am going to explain to you the various types of police agencies at the local, state, and federal level and how each is organized. I will also identify the principal roles and functions of police organizations and their roles as they relate to the law. When I am finished with my paper you should have a better understanding of police organizing and how police organization works.
The United States has one of the most complex law enforcement systems because of the various levels of their policing agencies. In the United stated each town, county, state, city, and small village has it’s oh policing agency. Even though there are various police agencies
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How Can We Reduce the Police`s Use of Excessive Force?
Police`s use of excessive force happens in the United States every year. Even more, excessive force by police causes a thousand civilians to be killed in 2014 (Scott Shackford). In the quote, “We have an incredible warrior class in this country. People in law enforcement, intelligence and I thank God every night we have them standing fast to protect us from the tremendous amount of evil that exists in the world” by Brad Thor, describes clearly about police, and they have seen as a shield for civilians. They can protect civilians from the harms from criminals. On the other hand, a lot of civilians get over harm during law enforcement
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Policing and Police Issues
Police misconduct of the past was centered on the police turning a blind eye toward other officers who committed crimes. When police officers join a police department, they become members of a “brotherhood.” This “brotherhood” plays an important role in the way officers see themselves and the world around them. Officers learn early in their career of the importance of loyalty to fellow officers. This misplaced loyalty is a major factor in police misconduct. Police culture allows misplaced loyalty to flourish, rationalizing it as part of the “brotherhood” (Barry, 1999).
The majority of law enforcement holds the public trust as sacred. These men and women
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Police Role and Functions
What are the various functions of a police agency?
There are many departments within police department, there are various functions that each level of police agencies handles. Department function can be broken down into what certain officers do or what is the best way for the officers to help out with the community. Patrol services serving in the community preventing crime and assisting people in their time of need. Patrol officers handle different calls throughout their day on the job
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History of Police
August 4, 2012
History of Police
He was an important political leader in England and the “father” of modern policing. Robert Peel fought for over 30 years to improve law enforcement and finally, in 1829, persuaded the English Parliament to create the London Metropolitan Police. This police department is recognized as the first modern police force (Walker & Katz, 2011).
This English heritage is what produced American policing. The three core elements that Peel introduced back in 1829 are what make up the structure of the police forces we see today. These core elements are mission, strategy, and organizational
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In order for a police organization to fully do their job, there are certain responsibilities and strategies that they must first understand and learn to do in order to be a well- rounded police organization and or officer. Police responsibilities include; Enforce the Law, to enforce the laws effectively, officers must know the law and understand the community's priorities about what rules are most relevant. Arrest Offenders, upon identifying individuals who are breaking the law, officers must apprehend them, in the safest manner possible. Prevent Crime, by anticipating crime risk and reducing crime opportunities, agent reduces actual crime and improve public trust and safety. Preserve the
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Did you know that 42% of Americans find their local law enforcement untrustworthy? This is due in large part to the number of police related incidents that have been in the news of late. The negative publicity that law enforcement is getting has an adverse effect on all police departments, nationwide. In turn this is having an effect on police-community relations. To better the relations between the Ringgold police department and the community there needs to be more outreach programs.
At this time I believe that the community relations are in a good solid place. We have areas that we can improve on. (R. Kinsley, personal communication
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the necessity) for the exercise of discretion, none more so than the law enforcement function. The role of the police administrator is doubly challenging, as he or she must determine how best to use discretion as well as encourage or dissuade discretion by subordinate members of the agency.
Project Assignment: You will submit a concept paper describing two discretionary situations for a police chief. The situations may focus on either operational issues (e.g., uniform patrol deployment, criminal investigation/arrest, traffic control, crime prevention, etc.) or administrative issues (e.g., disciplinary action, hiring, training, budget/procurement, public information, etc.). The exercise of
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History of Police
A system of rules is required to maintain a sense of normalcy that can be free from harm in communities. Policing today has proven to be effective after years of improvements and changes. Policing ensures everyone is looking out for each other. This paper will discuss; the history of policing, the relationship of government and policing organizations, and how that relationship may affect police practices.
Sir Robert Peel was the home secretary in London. According to (Grant & Terry, 2012), Sir Robert Peel created the London Metropolitan Police an efficient system of law enforcement. Sir Robert Peel laid the foundation to the history of policing. In 1829, he created
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GANG ACTIVITY AND DRUG OPERATIONS
GANGS AND DRUGS
MR. BENJAMIN HAILEY
March 11, 2013
Relationship between Gangs and drug Use
In the United States and many other countries statistics show that there is a significant relationship between gangs and drugs (Bean, 2004). What is unclear, however, is the nature of the relationship between drug use and crime and this has resulted in much discussion. The definition of drug-related crime excludes violations of drug laws and includes acts of crimes that are committed by people who are using drugs or in the course of buying
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Police is a very important job. When a police officer does something like beating or just not treating a civilian with respect it make the community think if they are really save. Unethical police officer can affect how the ethical police officer is treated. Police corruption has always existed and most likely will always exist. As well as misconduct, police officers are not always perfect and sometime misbehave because of the stress of their jobs.
There are many ways that a person can define police corruptions. Herman Goldstein defined police corruptions as “acts involving the misuse of authority by a police officer in a manner designed to produce personal gain for himself or for others
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This landmark experiment found that traditional routine patrol in marked police cars does not appear to affect the level of crime. Nor does it affect the public’s feeling of security. The experiment demonstrated that urban police departments can successfully test patrol deployment strategies, and that they can manipulate patrol resources without jeopardizing public safety.
Patrol is considered the backbone of police work. Billions of dollars are spent each year in the United States to maintain and operate uniformed and often superbly equipped patrol forces. The assumption underlying such deployment has been that the presence or potential presence of officers patrolling the streets in
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Police and Law
The role that police play in today’s society is very important along with the essentials that they bring to conduct their job. However, an officer job varies from many different positions, an officer role is to prevent and control minor or major crime conducted everywhere. An officer’s main objective is to aid individuals who are in danger of physical harm, such as the victims of violent, mental, and sexual attack. Some other responsibilities are to facilitate the progress of the movement of people and vehicles and assist those who cannot care for themselves, the intoxicated, the addicted, the mentally ill, the physically disables
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Poli Sci 1
How many people today have witnessed police brutality either in person or on
TV? In a Washington Post article by Kimberley Kindy, she stated “at least 385 people
were shot and killed by police nation during the first five months of this year, more that
two a day, according to a Washington Post analysis. That is more than twice as much of
fatal police shootings tallied by the federal government over the past decade, a count that
officials concede is incomplete”. Police brutality in the United States is a huge problem
today. Each month you hear about more stories about the police using excessive force on
a person. There
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Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy
October 22, 2012
A police officer’s duty is to keep the peace, maintain order, and solve problems within the community. Their role as officers is selfless and demanding. Duties of a police officer include patrol, answering calls, conducting interviews, investigations, traffic, make arrests, and report writing. Each officer is sworn to serve and protect a national average of 1,000 citizens per officer (Barnard, 2008). In big cities or in high crime areas, the job is more daunting.
With a large ratio of police to citizen, crime prevention can be a challenge. Police departments looked to the community for help in reporting and preventing crime
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There are three amendments to the United States Constitution that are directly related to police and the American people. The Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments cover probable cause, exclusionary rule,
arrests, search and seizure, electronic surveillance and lineups; confessions, interrogation, and entrapment; and the right to counsel and interrogation respectively (Peak, 2012). The goal of the Fourth Amendment is to protect the people from the police illegally performing searches and giving the court system and other agencies the power to protect an individual’s rights and privacy. The Fifth Amendment is most known for giving the people the power to avoid self-incrimination and
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Future of Policing Paper
In every country, there are various security jobs that are handled and managed by police, law enforcement agencies, and militaries. These police enforcement agencies play a significant role towards safeguarding the laws and protecting the society. The following information explores the future of policing with respect to the trends which are currently affecting policing, foreseeable serious problems which might affect policing in the future, and changes which might need to be prepared for efficiently addressing these serious issues towards policing.
Trends affecting Policing
According to the Walker & Katz (2010), “there are five extents of policing where
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, private security institutions are under comparable pressure to carry out their traditional duties to provide protection of information, property and people, as well as sharing the additional duties of homeland security. Despite the fact that public and private police organizations share the same ultimate goal of protecting the public, they do not have a long history of working well together.
Security officers have historically been looked down upon by law enforcement personnel. Some police feel that there is a definite lack of pre-employment screening, certification, training, standards, and regulation of security officers. Other police officers feel that security personnel receive
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at the federal level only, but they enforce various laws. They try and level local crime to the State. According to “Discover Policing” (2008-2015), “There are more than 17,000 state and local law enforcement agencies in the United States”. Every state has its own police force, and so does every city and every county. The State and local law enforcement agencies include different law enforcement agencies such as local police, state police, as well as other agencies. Local police includes municipal and county police that obtained their authority from that specific governing body that created it. They interact locally within their jurisdiction to uphold the laws in that area and take care of
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Should there be greater restrictions placed on high-speed police chases?
Hello everyone my name is Brandon and today I agree with this argument. In the last couple of weeks there have been major accidents because of drink drivers and there should be stricter police forces on high ways and entrance of high ways. The Victorian police chief has said “there are enough police patrolling the highways.” But still there are many people dying by people that are drink driving.
There was this man that had a family of 4 and they were all in the car and they were driving back home from a party as they were turning to the next lane a guy hits them and it was a severe car crash. The man with the
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submitted by akjlksjd
Republic of the Philippines
Department of Local Interior Government
NATIONAL POLICE COMMISSION
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS, PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF, PNP
Camp Crame, Quezon City
TO : The Deputy Chief, PNP for Operations
Directors, Directorial Staff
Regional Directors, PROs
SUBJECT: GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES ON THE RATIONALIZATION
OF THE PHILIPPINES
DATE : JULY 08, 2010
a. Executive Order No. 546, Series of 2006;
b. NHQ-PNP LOI No. 38/06 (“MAAGAP”);
c. NHQ-PNP LOI No. 02/09 (MAGPALAYA);
d. NHQ-PNP Memo
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Police Officer Selection Process
Police Officer Selection Process
Local law enforcement officers hold the most important responsibility of working the “front lines” of crimes in communities all over the country. Some departments have the advantage because they deal with a smaller population, but there are cities with millions of people. Considering the vast sizes of population in different cities, it’s important to acknowledge that the task of a police officer should be designated to the best candidates. Furthermore, the training and education provided should be optimal so that officers are well equipped to secure public safety.
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CJA/324- Ethics In Criminal Justice
Instructor: Ricky Thompson
Sir Robert Peel: Community Policing
Sir Robert Peel and Community Policing
In 1829, Sir Robert Peel created the Metropolitan Police and according to Peel, the real key for policing is the police are the people and the people are the police. Peel believed that prevention of crime could be accomplished without intruding into the lives of citizens. Community policing is based on Peel's concept of prevention. Community policing has been embraced by many law enforcement organizations across our country. Community policing is based on its goal to prevent
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Historical Development of the Police
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the historical development of the police and it’s importance. Also the local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies under the jurisdiction of the Department of Homeland Security and their purpose. Lastly, we touch on the Issues Facing the Police Departments of today. Police agencies, whether it’s local state, or federal are expected to put the safety of all individuals regardless of their jurisdiction first at all cost.
The Historical Development of the Police Department originated in London, England. It was a major component of the criminal justice
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English Comp. 101
Body Cameras as a Preventive Measure
Senseless violence has filled every community, most societies, and all boundaries. At any given moment physical violence can strike out against any given person. Even police officers-who by law are commission to protect and serve-are not safe from violent acts upon their person, or from engaging in acts of violence against the very own civilian they are sworn to serve. However, in both circumstances the lines between justice and corruption, or self-defense and aggression, can be blurred beyond visibility. Often, training can take a backseat to instinct, and decisions made as a result should be subject to review by higher authorities
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Chief and sheriff are two different positions. A Sheriff is generally (but not always) the highest, usually elected, law-enforcement officer of a county. Chiefs of Police usually are municipal employees who owe their allegiance to a city. Oftentimes, Chiefs are appointed by the Mayor of a city; or, they may be appointed by or subject to the confirmation of a Police Commission. Being a chief in a large city or county sheriff is a very challenging profession and rank. They are the leaders that control a squad. The three skills that are required of a police chief in a large city or a county sheriff would be: communication skills, leadership, and management skills. A police chief must have good
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ieutenant Danny Roman (Samuel L. Jackson), a top Chicago Police Department hostage negotiator, is approached by colleague Nate Roenick (Paul Guilfoyle) who warns him that large sums of money are being embezzled from the department's disability fund, for which Danny is a board member, and members of their own unit are involved. Nate claims to have an informant whom he refuses to name. When Danny goes to meet with him again he finds Nate murdered seconds before other police arrive, pinning him as the prime suspect.
Things only get worse for Danny when Internal Affairs investigator Terence Niebaum (J.T. Walsh), whom Nate's informant suspected of involvement in the embezzlement, is assigned
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Shooting of Black Teen Sparks Protest
Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
Instructor Kelli Kapp
December 14, 2014
On August 9th 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri a police officer shot an unarmed teen named Michael Brown. The shooting has caused an outrage because Michael Brown was an 18 year old black man and he was shot by a 28 year old white police officer named Darren Wilson. Some protesters are calling this a racial shooting, claiming that the only reason the police officer shot Michael Brown is because he was a black man.
Michael Brown was walking down the street with his friend Dorian Johnson when Officer Wilson pulled up and asked them to
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policing became an act of religious beliefs. Crime and disorder followed throughout America and unorganized crime prevailed. By the early 1800s a development was established to bring organization and structure to policing. In addition to many historical figures responsiblefor the development of policing. Sir Robert Peel (1829) served as Home Secretary of England and cited a new revolution for policing in the community. This Metropolitan America developed guidelines set for improving community relations and professional behaviors. His ideas stood firm that the key to policing was, “the police are the people and the people are the police.” In this paper, I will discuss the nine principles
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Broken-window concept and social disorder
The broken-window concept is a criminological theory introduced by James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling in the 1982 article “The police and neighborhood safety: Broken windows.” This concept explores the effects of social disorder as it relates to community life. More importantly, it correlates the relationship between public vagrancy and the quality of community life and social norms. It is necessary to define disorder and social norms in order to examine how the broken window theory requires not only police participation, but also that of neighborhood citizens’, and how establishing order is crucial for preventing further neighborhood
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—police department, which has religious neutrality, hired Webb as a police officer. The public always believes police is a best team that enforces the law strictly and acts with highly efficiency and discipline. Wearing uniform is beneficial to build a better this image of police among the public. Wearing the headscarf on work time will bring negative effects both inside and outside of the department. As a result, if the department accepted Webb’s request for wearing a headscarf with her uniform, it would cause an undue hardship. On the other hand, the Supreme Court allows police department to use the uniform policy, which not considers any religious clothes as a part of uniform. Wearing the
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The three components to the criminal justice system are the police, courts, and corrections (Schmalleger, 2011). When you begin to apply these components to television shows and movies you being to see how much is really put into each section.
When I watched the television show CSI in the episode titled “Altered Stakes”, I saw how the police and corrections sides both worked. In this episode there was a prisoner who was committed of a crime he claimed he didn’t commit. The police officer that was involved got him to confess to the crime, but later was found to be a “bad cop”. The prisoner used this to his advantage and then there was another investigation put into play to prove him to be
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police officers is needed. The public also needs to become more involved in efforts to stop racial profiling. Until these measures are taken, racial profiling will continue to eat away at the heart of our nation.
Racial profiling is one of the most important civil rights issues facing our country today. Not only does racial profiling affect the direct victims, it negatively affects all people of color, in all generations, of all levels of economic standing. The integrity and accountability of law enforcement agencies is lost due to racial profiling. This integrity is lost in the communities that need effective law enforcement the most, making it close to impossible for police officers to do
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Choosing a Force
The police agencies of America are all highly competent and competitive forces within each community. All potential candidates much adhere to extremely stringent guidelines and meet exceptional standards to earn the right to wear the badge and serve their community. To be a part of any one of these agencies would be an honor and a privilege. When considering which one to select, the decision (for me) would be based solely upon the location. Being in an optimal location would serve as the basis for the decision. For this reason the Fort Worth Texas Police Department would be the perfect choice. The Fort Worth police
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Jail Responsibilities Monique Priorello
September 23, 2012
One of the main responsibilities of a jail is to give the officers the correct “Police Correspondence” courses. This is because these courses give the officers the effective basic training that they need to do things such as; Writing of Memoranda, Police Reports, and Civilian Letters. What needs to be done first is make sure that there are NO errors. This means in spelling, punctuation, price, and grammar. These should be thoroughly, and constantly, edited. Another thing is conciseness; this means it should be brief or limited in words. Although, concision does not mean deleting words that count just to make
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police violence, is brilliant in its simplicity. But more striking than the slogan’s ability to express so much in so few words is how painful it is that its message needs to be asserted. What began as a small but fierce rebellion in a St. Louis suburb exploded into a wildfire that has engulfed the whole country.
The movement has done something all too rare in our time: it’s escaped the control of the ruling establishment. Neither police repression nor Democrats have been able to stop the movement. which has confounded the politicians and the news media, accustomed as they are to using the same old scripts to discuss race and protest without challenge. City governments across the
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Ethical Dilemma Week 8
The Death of Freddie Gray
By Hope Schwegler
May 4, 2015
Phil 2003 Principles of Ethics
Professor Margaret De Alminana
‘On April 12, 2015, Freddie Gray, a 25 year old African American male, was arrested by the Baltimore Police Department. He had a known unethical character and had been involved in twenty criminal court cases, five of which were still active at the time of his death. He was due in court on a possession charge on April 24, 2015. Freddie Gray died on April 19, 2015, due to injuries to his spinal cord. On April 21, 2015, pending an investigation of incident, six Baltimore police officers were temporarily suspended with pay. On May 1, 2015
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anger amongst motorists across the UK. A protest consisting of 1,000 vehicles travelling to the M56 and onto the M6 where the convoy extended by a further 500. The Police were informed of the protest and were there to patrol the protest to keep order. A statement to the press was made saying that the Police had turned back tractors and issued tickets to farmers. They also had dogs ready to release into the protesters if an outbreak occurred. This incident also gave a negative perspective of the Police Service as the media only published stories that portrayed the Police in a bad way and this affects citizens as they will not trust the Police if they act in an aggressive or ill-mannered
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Patterns of Discrimination in Police Agencies Paper
June 20, 2016
Patterns of Discrimination in Police Agencies Paper
Discrimination is the act of treating an individual different based on the way you perceive them to be, instead if their individual behavior and qualifications. The criminal justice system has multiple example of the discrimination that will assist me in illustrating my point. It wasn't until the 1960's that blacks were hired as officers because southern states didn't think to hire African Americans. The other police departments that decided to hire black officers made sure they had strict restrictions
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cutting delivery costs, while increasing patrol activity. In an organizational sense security is a function and responsibility that is throughout the operation of all public agencies and private institutions. (Ortemeir 2013 pg. 4-5) The roles of public law enforcement are to keep the peace, maintain order, police public property, and respond to and investigate reported crimes on public, and private property, the public police have no authority to enforce a private organizations policies and procedures. Some of the benefits of Law enforcement, and Security partnerships for example include Law enforcement can prepare private security to assist in emergencies, obtain free training, and services, reduce the numbers of calls for service. Security services providers can gain information from law enforcement regarding threats and crime trends, build law enforcement understanding of corporate needs, enhance law enforcements respect for the security field( U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance). (Ortemeir 2013pg.14)
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Childhood is supposed to be a time of discovery and play, not abuse. Was there ever such a world? Sexual predators have been lurking this planet for decades; now they're being marked for life because of there actions. Neighbors and the home towns of sexual predators are being alerted of their crimes and whereabouts by local police. Such towns have responded by putting up signs in their town, "CHILD MOLESTER TWO DOORS DOWN" (Popkin, pg 73). Others responded by burning or flooding their new neighbors out (Popkin). What did these convicted criminals do to deserve such punishment? They violated the most precious living creature on this planet, a child. Communities definitely have a right to
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assistance of counsel and conduct one’s own defense.
4. How does a defendant’s claim of “ineffective assistance of counsel” have bearing on his or her Sixth Amendment rights? The counsels performance was deficient and the outcome would probably have been different had the representation been adequate.
5. With regards to the Sixth Amendment, what are the responsibilities of the police and other agents of the state once prosecution has been commenced? Discuss with regards to the following:
(a) warning and waiver of the right to counsel must secure a valid waiver of the right to have control to counsel present during the proceedings.
(b) police responsibility to provide counsel
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viii. Call committee meeting and help committee gel together
ix. Release official committee appointment communication
c. Plan PR activities
x. Decide channels necessary
xi. Decide whether to be done in company or to appoint agency
xii. Decide channel-appropriate PR material
xiii. Populate to appropriate people for approvals
d. Meet with police department
xv. Fix appointments with police department
xvi. Prepare agenda and inform department as needed
xvii. Meet police department and discuss plans
xviii. Get necessary approvals
e. Meet with city traffic
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standardize a level of punishment to appropriately fit the crime committed. The criminal justice system is largely affected by constitutional law and has evolved significantly over time. Currently, the criminal justice system maintains itself to helping the process of reprimanding criminals.
There are three elements of the system and there all valuable in the criminal justice system. The primary element is the police force. Police officers have the responsibilities to capture criminals, investigate, and testify in court based on what actions were witnessed. In some situations, police officers have the obligation to jail criminals directly from street while they await their trial dates
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The case that I chose to discuss is the case of Chelsea King. She was a 17-year old who went out for a run and was reported missing. After the police were notified, they, along with many volunteers searched endlessly for the girl. Four days after Chelsea went missing, authorities arrested John Albert Gardner III, a convicted sex offender who’s DNA they stated was found on King’s clothing that was found near the abduction site. Gardner had also been arrested in 2000 for committing lewd and lascivious acts on a child under 14 and was thought to also be connected to other crimes near the area. (Mike von Fremd, 2010) On May 14, 2010 John Albert Gardner III was formally sentenced to life
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constitutional rights. This news article analysis will discuss the requirements for search warrants, arrest warrants, and warrant exceptions in relation to probable cause under the Fourth Amendment.
In a news article from the Wall Street Journal published on April 15, 2013, The U.S. Supreme Court decides to review the Maryland Supreme Court’s decision on the Maryland v. King case. The case involves a state law, known as the Maryland’s DNA Collection Act (DNA Act) that grants police with the power to obtain DNA samples from arrestees of violent crimes before a trial is given (Bravin, 2013).
“In 2009, Alonzo Jay King, Jr. was arrested in Maryland on first- and second-degree assault charges