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  • Today's Society The Police
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    Robert Korn May 13, 2000 Sociology of the Police Dr. Vrettos The Police In today's society the police, play may roles. They are the peacekeepers, law enforcement and many other jobs. However, recently they have become the subject of a very heated and large debate. Many believe that the police should give up their brute type tactics for a more civilized and humanized approach, while others feel that the police should crack down on the most insignificant of offences to type and disparage crimes th...
  • 2005 More Police Officers
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    In looking at the Kansas City Patrol Experiment, it appears that adding more police officers has little or no affect on arrests or the crime rate. Please review the study and explain why more police does not mean less crime. Due Date March 11, 2005 More police officers doesn't mean less crime because many of the crimes committed such as burglary, robbery, auto theft, larceny and vandalism which are preventable cannot be prevented if the response time is too slow. Even though more officers were o...
  • Juveniles And Police Officers
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    POLICE AND ABUSE CRIMINAL LAW LISA NOLAN THERESA HEMP COCK 7 JUNE 2005 POLICE AND ABUSE When discussing police efforts and juvenile delinquency one can only imagine the difficulty officers encounter while performing their primary duty which is to protect the public. But how can or does one (officer) efficiently protect the community while preserving the rights of the juvenile criminals as well. We as a public have become more and more aware everyday of how hard it is for the police to work effec...
  • Role Of The Police Officer In Community
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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...
  • Need For Police Crime Labs Need
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    Crime Around the World Crime is an epidemic that is infecting today's global society. In the United States the subject of crime has risen to the forefront of social and political issues due to the recent elections. This problem of crime does not effect just the United States but it is a hot topic in many other nations of the world. Crime is not a problem that can be addressed by individuals, but by ruling governments. This paper will discuss the articles that show the methods the United States a...
  • Anti Crime Campaign In Order
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    ANTI - CRIME CAMPAIGN INTRODUCTION The current rate of crime in our society has reached alarming proportions. ne senseless killings of innocent lives, the harassment of law abiding citizens, and loss of property is totally not accepted at all levels and walks of our society. The impact of reported and unreported incidents of crime continue to negate our newly found democracy with disastrous effects to our economy. Taking into account the nearly 2 million serious crimes reported last year includi...
  • Consolidation Of Police Departments
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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...
  • Unjustified Searches
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    Pro Exclusionary Rule agree with the exclusionary rule, though there may be few things to take into consideration. There are two reasons for the exclusionary rule. One is the idea that this is similar to other parts of the law, where a person cannot benefit by his own bad behavior. Here, the police should not benefit from an illegal search. The second reason is that we want to prevent the police from making illegal searches. This is a good motivation, since we want to avoid illegal searches. We ...
  • Reorganized Police Around Small Communitys
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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 department...
  • Police From A Community
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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 Based Policing
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    Community-Based Policing: Law Enforcement For The Twentieth Century by KONSTANTINOS I. KORI AS. ENGLISH COMPOSITION PROFESSOR CHUCK NILES (MONDAY NIGHT CLASS) OUTLINE Thesis: Community-based policing provides hope for the future of Law enforcement. I. Introduction to C.B.P.A. The roots of C.B.P.B. So what is community? II. The two elements of C.B.P. law enforcement philosophy are: A. Community partnership. B. Problem solving.. The reaction of police to change. IV. The future of C.B.P.A. A first ...
  • Police Discretion
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    Term Paper Police Discretion Discretion, uncertainly, and inefficiently are rampant and essential in criminal justice. Nobody expects perfection. That would neither be good nor fair. Justice is a sporting event in which playing fair is more important than winning. Law enactment, enforcement, and administration all involve trading off the possibility of perfect outcomes for security against the worst outcomes. Policing is the most visible part of this: employees on the bottom have more discretion...
  • Best Witnesses To A Crime
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    Assignment #2 Article #17 Looking Askance at Eyewitness Testimony The use of eyewitnesses has been a constant in of criminal justice system since its very beginning. Unfortunately, people do not make the best witnesses to a crime. The person may not have seen the actual criminal, but someone that looks similar to them. The witness may lie about what he or she may have scene. Also the witness can be influenced by the police as to who or what they saw at the time of the crime. The witness or victi...
  • Report Crime And Account For Police Responses
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    Problem-oriented policing has its roots in public administration and political science. It starts from an intellectual interest in how to get the police to be more effective in carrying out their functions in democratic societies. Problem-oriented policing as a distinct model of police reform evolved out of Herman Gold steins early involvement in the American Bar Foundation Survey of Criminal Justice of the 1950's. Thus, in one sense problem-oriented policing is only 20 years old, but its intell...
  • Lenny Brown A Boston 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...
  • Relationship Between Crime And Media
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    According to McGregor (1995) 'Crime News is Prime News'. Critically discuss the manner in which crime is reported in New Zealand. What are the potential consequences of New Zealand based media representations of crime for your understanding of crime a "The police beat are all about people, what makes them tick, what makes them become heroes or homicidal maniacs. It has it all greed, sex, violence, comedy and tragedy" (Buchanan, E "A coaching method"). This comment from former Miami Herald police...
  • American Police Officer
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    American policing is a product of English heritage. The English contributed three factors into American policing, which were; limited police authority (i.e. The Bill of Rights), tradition of local control of law enforcement agencies, and a highly decentralized and fragmented system of law enforcement. Sir Robert Peel is the "father of modern policing, who was a member of England's elite social and political class. The 1780 Gordon riots triggered a 50 year debate over the need for better public s...
  • Detectives In The Metropolitan Police Force
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    Describe law and order in the late 19th Century London. The police force began in 1749, where the two main police forces were the Bow Street Runners (1749) and the newer Thames River Police force; both forces were situated in London. In 1829, Sir Robert Peel set up the metropolitan Police Force, which still exists now. Before this, most places in Britain had the order kept by watchmen and parish constables. They were local, and so could deal with thefts, and street crime, as they knew local peop...
  • Focus Police Attention On Street Level Crimes
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    Jason King Evaluate the role of the police in preventing and reducing crime The Sheehy Inquiry recorded four main aims of the Metropolitan Police: to prevent crime; to pursue and bring justice to those who break the law; to keep the peace; and to protect, help and reassure the public. In short, the role of the police can be summarised into the prevention of crime (the reducing of the risk of occurrence and the potential seriousness of crime and disorder events by intervening in their causes) and...
  • Global Policing Of The Risk Society
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    TO WHAT EXTENT HAS RISK AVERSION BECOME A DEFINING FEATURE OF OPERATIONAL POLICING IN LATE MODERNITY? ILLUSTRATE YOUR ANSWER WITH ONE OR TWO EXAMPLES OF CONTEMPORARY POLICE PRACTICE? Whatever happened to those Utopian days of leaving your back door unlocked and open for your neighbours to pop in and out whenever the need arose; to walking along a dark urban street to post a letter without fear of the footsteps behind you? What happened to the policing image of Dixon of Dock Green? Do those commu...

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