• Community Policing Police Department
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    The most efficient way to reduce crime is to unite the police department with the community it serves. The police alone can not prevent crime and need to summons the assistance of its citizens. Without community policing, much of the police response ends up being reactive instead of proactive. We always look at statistics in a way that shows reactive status, but proactive status can not be figured into account. Some programs of community policing are bicycle, foot, and mounted patrol. Others may...
  • Use Of Force Ambrose Bierce
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    Use of Force Ambrose Bierce, a social critic known for his sarcasm and wit, once described the police as 'an armed force for protection and participation.' In this pithy statement, Bierce identifies three critical elements of the police role. First, by describing the police as 'armed,' their ability to coerce recalcitrant persons to comply with the law is emphasized. Because police carry weapons, it follows that the force they use may have lethal consequences. The capacity to use coercive, deadl...
  • Community Based Policing Police Public Crime
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    Community Based Policing: Improvement For The Police And The Community. There has always been a love hate relationship between the public and the police. When called upon to help, they can be something sent from God, but when they are writing tickets, or taking a friend to jail, the view changes from a savior to a presence that is unwanted and often hated. An effort to improve the public view of law enforcement is being attempted by many departments. Using different styles of policing techniques...
  • Future Of Policing Police Force
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    The future of policing is fairly clear in what direction it is heading. It has been slowly reforming to meet the needs of the people, reduce crime, and make policing more efficient. Some of the reforms that will probably take place in the future include, better educated police officers and police managers, consolidation of police departments to save on money and resources, upgraded technology, race and gender equality, better testing techniques to recruit and promote within the department, and i...
  • Criminal Justice In Usa
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    There are many aspects of law enforcement that are not clear. One of the few certainties in policing is that there is about 17, 000 police departments in the U. S. A. The exact numbers are not important to most researchers. There most likely isnt a survey on how many of these departments use 911 operators or use handcuffs, because our findings would usually be accurate. Other factors, may be more difficult to measure, one of these factors is community policing. If I where to ask how many depart...
  • Minneapolis Domestic Violence Experiment
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    The Minneapolis Domestic Violence Experiment Domestic Violence has been an integrated part of many family units throughout history. Until the mid 1980's, domestic violence was thought to be the families problem, a dirty little secret that needed to be dealt with inside the family circle. This mind set changed when a notable study was done in the Minneapolis Minnesota area in the 1980's. This study not only impacted the actual area it was conducted in, but the way domestic violence offenders were...
  • Comp Stat Community Policing Police
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    The world of policing is one of constant change. As far back as the early days of Peel ian police philosophy the missions and goals of police departments have constantly been altered. In our diverse communities and cites worldwide we see police departments engaged in very different forms of policing. Even across the many jurisdictions that operate within our nation we see departments that run at the very opposite ends of the policing spectrum, with some acing in extreme public service roles and ...
  • Community Policing Police Citizens Problems
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    Community policing is defined as any method of policing that includes a police officer assigned to the same area, meeting and working with the residents and business people who live and work in the beat area. The citizens and police work together to identify the problems of the area and to collaborate in workable resolutions of the problems. Moving neighborhoods and communities toward solving their own problems, and encouraging citizens to help and look out for each other. To be successful, comm...
  • Policing And Stress Police Officer
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    Policing and stress go hand and hand. I feel as tough many police officers can bring the stress on themselves. Throughout my essay I will talk about stress in policing, community policing and why it would decrease stress, and finally I would talk about how I feel about stress in policing. "Several studies have shown that stress levels are considerably higher among police officers than they are in the general population. As law enforcement professionals try to adapt to stressful experiences, they...