• Police Discretion Officer Time Situation
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    In this paper, I will be writing about Police Discretion. I will start by defining Police Discretion then briefly discuss the use in domestic disturbances, minor misdemeanors, and traffic enforcement. I will also discuss the application of police discretion, the provisions it uses and how it is currently practiced. At the end of these brief descriptions, I will then present the myth that exists in regards to police discretion. And finally, I will end this paper with my personal opinion as well ...
  • Police Officer Policemen Officers People
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    Police Officer Its two o' clock in the morning. You wake up to the sound of a drug-addict vandalizing a mobile home. When this happens, who do you call? Not your mother, but the cops. The typical cop faces this situation on a regular basis. A policemen's life is far from Hollywood; it is quite difficult to work where most people don't acknowledge your life or job. Most people think of policemen as a nuisance, but cops are much more than that; they save lives. Policemen keep the peace, enforce l...
  • Black Or White Racial Profiling
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    Black or White Allison Davi Picture this hypothetical situation: A black man and a white man both driving during the day time. The white man is driving directly in front of the black man at 72 mph, clearly speeding, while the black man is driving at 46 mph, both in a 45 mph speed limit zone. Sirens begin to blare as the red and blue lights emerge from the side of the road. The black man, relieved that someone is going to finally stop this maniac driver in front of him, pulls over the side of the...
  • Jfk Assassination Essay Grassy Knoll
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    JFK Assassination Essay Travis AP US 1 04/22/01 Is there enough information in the case of the Assassination of John F. Kennedy to assume it a conspiracy There is much that can be brought into play to say that there not only was more than one shooter, but that also, Lee Harvey Oswald, was not the man to have done the real shooting anyway. Killed on November 22, 1963, Kennedy was assumed to have been assassinated by Oswald, who was acting alone. The fact of the matter is, from where Oswald was su...
  • Police Work And Related Fields
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    Police Work and Related Fields Bryan Watson Block F December 1 1995 CO-OP Christmas exam 1. The working conditions of a police officer can vary from easy to stressful situations where the officers life and the lives of others are threatened. The officer must deal with these situations in the way they feel is best but sometimes the officer cannot deal with this situation on their own and they have to call in backup witch can help them deal with the situation. CHANGING IN THE WORK PLACE In these t...
  • Police Professionalism Officer Public Community
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    Police Professionalism By: Loren Hensley Police officers have a very reputable job, meaning they must be professional at all times. The job of a police officer is to protect and to serve the public. Since most of their time is spent in the public eye, they are expected to maintain professional behavior. The first step in projecting their professionalism is their dress. They should be dressed neatly, and according to the uniform regulations of their department. Appearances say a lot since that is...
  • The Shoe Carnival Floor Supervisor
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    The Shoe Carnival Character List: Whitley (Cashier) Raymond (Floor Supervisor) Jessica (Floor Supervisor) Brett (Sales Associate) Karen (Loss Prevention) Shoplifter (female) Customer #1 Police Officer Extra Customers in store Setting: The Shoe Carnival is a retail store where this scene takes place. It is approximately 7 p. m. and one of the employee's, Whitley is returning to work after a brief break. Just as she is approaching the entrance to the store she notices the flashing police lights an...
  • Two Case Studies For Police Officers
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    In life there are a lot of issues that involve social psychology. Being a police officer is a profession that encounters a lot of social psychology issues. One issue that all police officers have to encounter is prejudice. Police officers have to not be prejudiced against the citizens that they are trying to protect and serve the criminals that they must apprehend and also against each other. Two case studies that will be discussed are prejudice against female police officers by their male count...
  • Play Review Police Officer
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    Ismael RubalcavaApril 4, 2005 Theater 100 - Play Review "COPS " When I found out that I had to attend theater Play's [plays] for class I was looking forward to attending them. I told my wife that I had to attend and she had to go with me. Since I was not too excited about going to a play I let my wife pick out the play. We decided to see "COPS" at the Steve Allen Theater in Hollywood. The two main characters are undercover Chicago police officers. They would always come to the diner early in the...
  • Police Officer Training Curriculum
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    POLICE OFFICER TRAINING CURRICULUM The curriculum that is devised for a police officer is very important to the police officer and his or her success in their chosen career path. An officer's training is also very important to the community in which they serve and the department in which they work. An officer must receive training in a variety of fields to help them be a well-rounded police officer. Officers receive training in such areas as: law, community relations, firearms, vehicle driving, ...
  • Tennessee V Garner Deadly Force
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    Name: Tennessee v. Garner Citation: No. 83-1035, 83-1070 (1985) Facts: On October 3, 1974, Memphis Police Officers Hymon and Wright were dispatched to answer a "prowler inside call." When the police arrived at the scene, a neighbor gestured to the house where she had heard glass breaking and that someone was breaking into the house. While one of the officer radioed that they were on the scene, the other officer went to the rear of the house hearing a door slam and saw someone run across the back...
  • Pros And Cons Of Hiring Police Officers
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    Pros and cons of hiring police officers to engage in private security workAbstractHiring police officers to perform private security work has positive aspects and potential pitfalls. Business owners vary in their opinion on hiring police officers. Liability and cost are reasons some prefer to hire private security guards or take other security measures. Other business owners prefer the training, professionalism, deterrence, and authority that come with hiring a police officer. Due to lawsuits in...
  • Police Officers Officer Ted Law
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    A police officer's duty is to maintain public order, preventing, and detecting crime. The concept of police officers, also known as cops, and law enforcement has been around ever since the ancient Romans had a theory that an organization of "peacekeepers" would reduce the crime and violence being committed. This theory stuck with society and is still around today. People of law enforcement have a mission when they step into their police car, that mission is to enforce the rules of conduct or law...
  • Police Officer Speed Speeding Road
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    Speeding Is A Dead End Part of being a human being is learning from our mistakes. It is a natural process that we all experience at various periods of our lives. For instance, throughout the process of learning how to solve mathematics problems, the only method is to practice solving the problems. During this process of solving the problems, it is only natural to make mistakes. By comparison, in life in general, the only way to learn to become a better person is by correcting the mistakes that w...
  • Dirty Harry And Police Brutality
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    In class we defined force as use of power, energy and strength, and we said that it was an occupational requirement for police. We defined violence as the rapid intensive use of force and it could be good, legal and legitimate in some circumstances for police officers. We defined brutality as illegal, illegitimate, inappropriate or excessive use of force, and that brutality could be physical or psychological. In terms of policing a definition of brutality must include use of physical force. In c...
  • Compare Contrast Police Officer
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    In the business of law enforcement there is the criminal and the police officer. Both roles are similar, and therefore can be compared and they also have many contrasting qualities as well. The characteristics of each easily go hand in hand. In the following paragraphs I will compare and contrast these two roles. The criminal devotes his life to crime and is constantly known as the "bad guy." He breaks the law and never follows the rules given to him by society. In a sense, he is the target for ...
  • How To Make A Citizen's Arrest
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    When can you make a citizen's arrest? In a citizen's arrest many steps must be completed properly before restraining a person for their crime. By notifying the authorities, to see if there are other witnesses besides yourself, and you must be really careful during the process of making an arrest. If you witness a crime, it is your civic duty to report the crime to the police. When a crime is committed, you have the right and responsibility to make a "Citizen's Arrest." If you have witnessed a cr...
  • Becoming A Police Officer
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    Police Officer 2 Abstract A police officer is sometimes resented, disliked, and disrespected, but is essential to a normal functioning society. It takes a strong person with high values, good morals and tremendous dedication to be a good police officer. Police Officer 3 Becoming a Police Officer Police officers are a rare breed. Whether they crave adventure, excitement, or just want to pursue justice, police officers work hard every day to fight crime. They work even harder to become police offi...
  • Police Brutality Officer Officers People
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    A law enforcement officer's credo is, "If you need me, I will be there for you. I will risk injury or death to get to you, because that is my promise" (citizensforpolice. org). A day in the life of a law enforcement officer is unlike that of any other profession. There are many people eager to stand up and criticize the many fine men and women that work in law enforcement. While it is true that some wayward people do end up in a police uniform, that too can be said about people in every professi...
  • Police Officer Blade Cid Matthias
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    Act 1 Scene 1 It? s 2013, in a city called Trelador. A downtown club is bustling with activity. Police are all over the place and media are asking questions. Two witnesses to the incident describe what happened that night. The witnesses are two young teens about 17. They tell it like they saw it. Police Officer: All right guys, take it from the top. What happen? Teen 1: A guy with the biggest sword came in here and state slashing people all up. He must of had a something against the place. Teen...