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  • Necessary In The Performance Of My Duty
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    LAW ENFORCEMENT CODE OF ETHICS As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve the community; to safeguard lives and property; to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation and the peaceful against violence or disorder; and to respect the constitutional rights of all men to liberty, equality and justice. I will keep my private life unsullied as an example to all and will behave in a manner that does not bring discredit to me or my agency. I ...
  • Gun Laws
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    The National Rifle Association (NRA) is a pro-gun interest group that targets most anti-gun supporters. A very strong target for the NRA is the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. The BATF is a policy enforcement group, which is part of the executive branch of government. Congress authorizes the BATF to enforce certain laws. The NRA claims to be the only group that fights for second amendment rights. This amendment under the Bill of Rights states the right of people to keep and bear arms s...
  • Officer's Emotional Reaction To A Shooting Incident
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    Management and Dealing with Stress in Officers It is important that law enforcement officers are able to handle stress and build his or her zone of stability. Officers have a ready-made support system in each other. They better understand the special problems and feelings that come with the job that friends and family members don't. That doesn't necessarily mean that this relationship with their fellow officers will cure all. Sometimes, because of the "macho" image that police officers uphold, t...
  • Eu Law Enforcement
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    To answer this question I will firstly explain how EU law became incorporated within the member states I will then explain the various types of EU legislation's in circulation. This is important to define as the various types of methods will involve different enforcement procedures. Finally I will explain how EU law is enforced and the ways EU law will effect the member state and individual businesses. I will summarise my findings at the end of the essay, this will give details of all the key id...
  • Procedural Criminal Law
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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 prop...
  • Importance Of 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 a...
  • Drug War As Ronald Reagan
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    Have we lost the War on Drugs The War on Drugs officially started in 1972 with President Nixon declaring that drug law enforcement was not strict enough. To enforce the laws of the original Harrison Act, a new and intensified plan was to be enacted. The war reached its peak during the Reagan and Bush administrations, in which $67 billion was spent in enforcement of drug laws. The plan had worked relatively well until near the end of the Bush administration and drug use overall was down. But the ...
  • Every Officer Deals With Stress And Trauma
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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 more...
  • Law Enforcement
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    PS 241 Professor Lees 10-31-00 Components Of Law In class, we broke components of law up into four categories. System of social norms on which laws are based, a group empowered to enforce the laws, a legitimate system of enforcement, and a system for interpreting the law. Throughout this essay I'll divide up these categories, and give examples of each of them. A system of social norms on which laws are based, generally determine what is good or bad in a society. Legalization of alcohol consumpti...
  • New Advances In The Phone Service Industry
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    INTRODUCTION Imagine you " re talking on your telephone. It's something that everyone takes for granted. Now imagine that the police are listening to every phone conversation that you make. Does that scare you I know that it scares me. Wiretaps are an issue that effects every person in this country. That's because no matter how much we don't like to admit it, we need depend on telephone services more and more as time passes. The issue of telephone privacy becomes bigger and bigger every day as o...
  • Law Enforcement Officers For Many Reasons
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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 sacrifices...
  • Increase Seatbelt Use Across The Entire State
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    In my family, as in many peoples' families, it has always been tradition to go to the mall on the day after Thanksgiving. The day is usually very predictable. We wake up, have breakfast, go to the mall, walk amongst the large crowds of people, indulge on free samples of chicken, pizza, and ice cream, and sign up for credit cards just to get the free gifts. At least that is what it is usually like. This day, however, was different. It was cold and rainy. My sister and I chose to ride with my aunt...
  • Military Intervention In Civilian Law Enforcement
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    "All I smelled was rotten bodies", Texas Ranger, Roy Coffman said during his testimony at the murder and conspiracy trial of 11 Branch Davidians. The dead were found in the rubble of the April 19 fire that destroyed the compound, killing more than 75 Branch Davidians, including the sect's leader, David Koresh, and 17 children. Perhaps the worst case of the federal government's overreaching in American history, the 1993 Waco tragedy has caused Americans to ask the question of how much military in...
  • Team Against Greater Law Enforcement
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    The beginning of the debates saw the proposing team outlining the importance of IT in relation to human choice and freedom. Using Napster as an example, users of IT may now choose to purchase the 1 song of their preference unlike browsing and selection methods of the past where consumers would have to buy a whole CD just to enjoy the listening pleasures of that 1 song. The team went on to propose that IT provides a means whereby its user may enjoy the freedom to receive. This is exemplified in t...
  • Great People Of Ultra Scan
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    Ultra-Scan, a planet located in the Quagulous Star System, is humanity's new realized frontier, and an apparent wealth of resources. I, the Head Commander of operation "Colonize Ultra Scan", have come to the planet for the purpose of instating a political body that can represent the needs of this of this precious astronomical orb's inhabitants while providing them with stability through social and economic services. Unfortunately, amnesia caused by my ship's impact onto this planet's rocky surfa...
  • Possible Examples Of Unjust Laws
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    There are two types of laws: just and unjust. Every individual in a society has a responsibility to obey just laws and, even more importantly, to disobey and resist unjust laws. The speaker of the issue divides laws in 2 separate kinds. By stating the above, the speaker is questioning the righteousness of laws. Does that mean all the laws formed by government and imposed on citizens are not justified for what they mean? I understand that the law here implies those imposed as social laws for exam...
  • Crime To The Attention Of Law Enforcement
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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...
  • State And Local Law Enforcement Agencies
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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 ...

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