• Trends In Policing Law Enforcement
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    Since the founding of this country, to the wild west, and up to the present, the agenda of the policing bodies have been clear: to uphold and enforce the laws of our society. Of course the way they do this today had undergone changes from the first police forces of early America, law enforcement has seen trends come and go. Law enforcement is divided into three major eras throughout history. These eras are the political era, the reform era and the community era. The political era that took place...
  • Criminal Law Answer Person Officer
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    1. List at least two of the six different human sources of DNA material identified in Chapter 1. (Answer) Two of them would be blood and tooth pulp. 2. Who is given credit for establishing the London Metropolitan Police Force. (Answer) The Credit was given to a Sir Robert Peel. 3. What is a Search Warrant? (Answer) It is a written order, in the name of the state, signed by a judicial officer, exercising proper authority, and directing a law enforcement officer to search for certain specific pro...
  • Ethics In Law Enforcement
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    The guest speaker for the ethics in law enforcement lecture was Neal Trautman. Mr. Trautman was a founder of the Law Enforcement Training Network, the worlds largest provider of police training. Mr. Trautman has worked numerous years trying to achieve a standard of ethics within law enforcement. He believes that integrity is the core of America and also the greatest need for the United States and our law enforcement. Mr. Trautman supports the idea that the people who regulate American citizens ...
  • Trends In Policing Law Enforcement
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    ... have become such an important part of the job that younger officers sometimes have a hard time imagining what police work was like in the pre-computer era. We are now living in an age where it is not uncommon to see computers in the patrol vehicles themselves which are called mobile data terminals (MDT's). Computer-aided dispatch (CAD) enhances calls for service from the public and the dispatching of police cars and personnel, it can verify addresses, determine the beat of incidents, give a ...
  • Women In Law Enforcement
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    There are many stereotypes that women in the law enforcement field have to face. In order to recruit more women into policing, law enforcement agencies should attempt to overcome the idea that policing is a "male-oriented profession." This paper will cover parts of the history of women police officers, some views and stereotypes of the female officer, job related issues, life outside of the workforce and job satisfaction. It used to be that only nursing, teaching, and clerical positions were ope...
  • Law Enforcement Police Officers Department
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    Abstract In order to understand comp temporary law enforcement, we should recognize the conditions that impact our profession. It is agreed upon by many scholars that major changes in law enforcement occur every five years. Policing is sometimes characterize.".. like a sandbar in a river, subject to being changed continuously by the currents in which it is immersed... ." (Swanson, Territo and Taylor, p. 2). However, in recent years some major changes have occurred in a shorter time period. Inno...
  • Civil Liberties Law Enforcement
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    CIVIL LIBERTIES: A LOOK INTO THE FUTURE After September 11, 2001, in the United States of America, many aspects of our daily lives have changed. One notable change has been the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Many bills are being drafted to ensure the safety of the United States. We, as Americans, are going to have to sacrifice many of our civil liberties due to this tragic event. There are many good reasons why these bills are being drafted, but there are also negative effects ...
  • Aspects And Impacts Of Generational Diversity
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    ABSTRACT This paper examines several aspects of generational diversity and its impact on law enforcement organizations. As the law enforcement profession prepares to move into the future it must also make ready for a changing of the guard, which will soon take place. The Traditionals and Boomers have been joined by two younger and vastly different generations of employees who bring new perspectives to law enforcement. This paper briefly discusses a few of the characteristics most commonly associ...
  • Juvenile Crime Law Enforcement
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    Recent studies have shown that there has been a growth in juvenile delinquency since the 1970's. It is believed that by the year 2010, juvenile crime will double. Congress is moving to implement harsher penalties for underage criminals, but more effective law enforcement and stiffer penalties cannot effectively combat crime. Not everyone agrees with the idea that law enforcement and stiffer penalties cannot effectively combat crime. Some people say that tough law enforcement policies have reduce...
  • Disrespect Law Enforcement
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    Disrespect When television first emerged, sitcoms like Leave It To Beaver portrayed loving children who would have never dreamed of disobeying someone with authority. But as we flip through the channels today, we see pictures of children screaming at their parents, students hitting teachers, and juveniles running from the law. Despite the fact that these scenarios are seen on television, this kind of behavior is a reality in today s society. Perhaps this because young people have a lack of respe...
  • Peer Support Officers Police Supporters
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    Law enforcement officers face many dangers throughout their lifetime. On average, a police officer is killed every 56 hours in this country. (Central Florida Police Stress Unit inc. ) Yet, police officers often pay another price that still destroys lives: STRESS. Stress is law enforcement's hidden assailant. Job stress among police officers often means divers- an annual rate nearly three times that of general population. It often spells trouble with alcohol abuse. Stress causes disruption of no...
  • Patriot Act Law Enforcement Crimes
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    The "Patriot Act" In the wake of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Congress sprang into action. Within a month, U. S. lawmakers overwhelmingly approved the USA Patriot Act of 2001, giving law enforcement and intelligence agent's broader authority to fight terrorists operating in the United States. Signed into law by the President on October 26, the Patriot Act is designed to fight terrorism on several fronts. First, it gives the U. S. government authority to hold foreigners suspected...
  • Police Trauma And Addictions
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    Police Trauma and AddictionsTabel of Contents Introduction... 1 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder... 2 Substance Use and Abuse... 3 Alcohol Abuse Chart... 3 Trauma Stress Interventions... 4 Conclusion... 4 Bibliography... 5 A study of 852 police officers found that nearly 50 percent of male and 40 percent of female officers consumed excessive amounts of alcohol. Excessive amounts of alcohol is defined as more than 8 drinks per week at least twice a month or over 28 drinks a month for males and mor...
  • Patriot Act Enforcement Law Records
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    The USA Patriot Act is very important to everyone in the United States of America. There are many people that are anti-patriot act because they feel it infringes on there constitutional rights. At the same time, there are enormous amounts of people that are pro-patriot act putting the safety of the home front as their number one priority. This act was very instrumental in giving our intelligence agencies the tools necessary to intercept terrorist messages and fore warn us of any possible attacks...
  • Problems Solutions And Future Of Law Enforcement Intelligence
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    19 April 2002 PROBLEMS, SOLUTIONS, AND FUTURE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INTELLIGENCE The use of intelligence within law enforcement intelligence agencies is not always perfect. There may be a way to safeguard against the misuse of intelligence processes to assure proper use it at all times, but it has not yet been discovered. The only way that agencies can try and control the misuse of intelligence is to study the historical failures of the past. It is of most important to protect United States citizen...
  • Cause And Effect Of Becoming Law Enforcement Officer
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    The decision to become a Law Enforcement officer is one that shouldn't be taken lightly. It can effect the way you live in many ways. Your decision to carry a badge and gun in protection of life and property will change you forever. Your family, friends, and the way you live will be altered to accommodate this decision. Your choice of where you live and who your friends are will have a great impact on your ability to perform your job effectively. Many people haven't an idea as to what sacrifice...
  • Justification Of Racial Profiling
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    In recent years, racial profiling has become the subject of much controversy in the United States. This law enforcement tactic has come under so much scrutiny because many feel that it specifically targets minorities and violates our civil rights. However, when race is combined with other key identifying characteristics of criminal involvement, profiling is a sensible and useful technique in which police employ the laws of probability to make the best use of their scarce resources in attacking c...
  • New Technology And Criminal Justice
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    Crime is on the decline in the United States. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's annual "Crime in the United States"1 reports serious crime in 1999 dropped 7 percent from 1998 and 16 percent from 1995. Compared with totals for 1998, both violent and property crime totals diminished 7 percent, while murder and robbery together decreased 8 percent from 1998 to 1999. Aggravated assault figures fell by 6 percent, and rape statistics fell by 4 percent. In 1999, the number of violent crimes was 20 ...
  • Forensic Science An Important Element Of Criminal Investigation
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    Forensic science involves the scientific disciplines that utilize the principles of physical sciences, chemistry, biology etc. , to identify and compare evidence for law enforcement agencies. Sciences used in forensics can include any discipline that will aid in the collection, preservation and analysis of evidence. Since the 1980 s, forensic science has played an important part in law enforcement. It has provided the necessary evidence to indict an individual (s) accused of a crime or to exone...
  • Law Enforcement Abstract Police Officers Department
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    In order Law Enforcement Abstract In order to understand comp temporary law enforcement, we should recognize the conditions that impact our profession. It is agreed upon by many scholars that major changes in law enforcement occur every five years. Policing is sometimes characterize'… like a sandbar in a river, subject to being changed continuously by the currents in which it is immersed…' (Swanson, Territo and Taylor, p. 2). However, in recent years some major changes have occurred...