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Law Enforcement and the Rights of the Accused - Law Enforcement and the Rights of the Accused   Law Enforcement and the Rights of the Accused In this paper, I will discuss Amendments VI, V, VI and VIII which give rights to the accused. I will also examine how these rights affect law enforcement procedures. I will then give details on which law enforcement agencies each amendment affects and how. Amendment VI gives the people the right against unreasonable search and seizure. It also states that a warrant has to be signed by a judge and cannot be issued without probably cause....   [tags: Law Enforcement]
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Law Enforcement in The Community of Shartlesville - January is the start of a New Year; a time when many are celebrating their New Year’s resolutions and enjoying a day off from work. This year, the community of Shartlesville, Pennsylvania had no such luck. I woke up that day and almost swallowed my toothpaste (not to mention my toothbrush). I looked out the window of my bathroom to see the door to my Ford Explorer wide open. I ran out the front door, shoe-less, to take inventory. The Garmin GPS unit, a gift I received for Christmas, was missing....   [tags: Law Enforcement] 1423 words
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Law Enforcement Officers and Their Families - Law Enforcement Officers and Their Families The law enforcement officers who protect and serve the local communities have and live stressful lives. How stressful is the occupation of a law enforcement officer in their job and in their personal lives than other occupations. How hard would it be to be a spouse or loved one of a law enforcement officer. Does the public know what goes on in a law enforcement officer's job life and the life of their family. Could the average person handle the daily stress that takes place in the lives of law enforcement officers....   [tags: Law Enforcement ]
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Use of Force in Law Enforcement - When a law enforcement officer uses force on a subject it will be classified into one of three main categories which are, justifiable, excessive, and deadly force. The authority for law enforcement officers to use force comes from the United States Constitution (case law), state statutes, and department policy. Law enforcement use of force is very important because it involves the patrolman on the street, the corrections officer in jails and prisons, and the courts where excessive use of force cases are held....   [tags: Law Enforcement]
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The Newest Technology in Law Enforcement - The license plate reader, LPR is a mobile plate hunter that comprises of a camera(s) placed on the outside of a squad car that is then connected to a computer database inside the squad car. The plate hunter has the capacity to recognize the character on a number plate and rapidly relay the information to the database computer that would verify of the owner or the automobile has any record or if the vehicle has been reported stolen/missing. This ability is even possible when the squad car is moving at 75 mph and can check up to 3, 000 number plates within an hour....   [tags: Law Enforcement ]
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My Paths into Law Enforcement - My Paths into Law Enforcement There are many different career paths that make up the professional field of Law Enforcement in this country and around the world. It has been a dream of mine to be part something that is bigger than myself, that offers the opportunity to help the community I live in. To me, Law Enforcement offers me that chance. It is also the closest thing to the military that I believe will allow me to put to use what I have learned and experienced from my time in the U.S. Army....   [tags: Law Enforcement] 1966 words
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Effective Law Enforcement and Less Crime - From day to day, everyone experiences some form of racial profiling. When people go to apply for a job, they are required to state their race and ethnicity on the application; this is so that the employer can hire the correct amount of people by their race and ethnicity as required by the federal law known as Affirmative Action (Wikipedia). In addition, when people go apply for college, driver licenses, social security, food assistance/stamps, unemployment, and even health care, you are required to provide your race and ethnicity for approval....   [tags: Law Enforcement ]
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The Containment Concept in Law Enforcement - One of the core roles of police officers is that of law enforcement. However, there are times that it is necessary for an officer to rely less on enforcement of the law and instead concentrate on keeping peace in situations that exist outside of the norm. One such situation exists in the policing methods used in “skid-row” type areas of society. These types of areas are an anomaly to the rest of standard communities where simply enforcing the law will not be successful. The goal in these areas is to plainly contain the chaos using a hybrid form of community policing....   [tags: Law Enforcement, policing, criminal justice] 1070 words
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Law Enforcement Careers - Introduction To be perfectly honest, when I found out we would be working on a research paper I was a bit nervous because I know I procrastinate. I tend to leave things for the last minute which just adds unnecessary stress. I had an idea of what I wanted my future career to be but was still not 100% sure at the time. It was not until I did more research that I decided law enforcement was the career path for me. I feel as though that’s what my destiny is, what I was meant to do. I cannot imagine myself doing anything else, except for the military which also ties into law enforcement (MP-military police)....   [tags: Law Enforcement]
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Federal Law Enforcement Careers - Many people studying in the field of Criminal Justice should choose their career carefully. There are many interesting careers that are arising as the years pass by. To become a successful employee you need to be able to fulfill many requirements, qualifications, and trainings. A probation officer’s has many duties to fulfill. They are not only supervising the offenders that live within the community, but by monitoring probationers’ progress. The offender must stay away of any trouble, yet comply with the rules and regulations required....   [tags: Law Enforcement] 1500 words
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Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Careers - Law enforcement is a career that is both violent and rewarding in many capacities. Justice needs to be served in law enforcement and they have a responsibility to uphold the law and serve the people in the community. Law enforcement is crucial in the world today as a global realm as life continues to be more complex and law enforcement struggles to combat many aspects of crime. In order to combat these problems and have a positive future in the criminal justice system, everyone must work together on a bigger scale....   [tags: Careers in Law Enforcement]
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A New Educational Philosophy for Law Enforcement Training - Since the mid 1980’s there has been a paradigm shift in law enforcement from the military policing model to the community oriented policing model (Breci & Erickson, 1998; Pliant, 1998; Rosenbaum & Yeh, 1994; Thayer & Reynolds, 1997; Varricchio, 1998). In the military model, police react to events in the community (Thayer & Reynolds, 1997). Community problems filter up the chain of command and solutions filter their way back down. Police respond when a crime is committed. There is little contact with the members of the community until the crime has already happened....   [tags: Law Enforcement ]
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Law Enforcement Ethics Cases - Scenario #2 You are a 14-year veteran at your police department and recently scored third on a promotional test. Your good friend, with only 11 years on the job, scored first on the test. Your friend is a good officer with a promising future but has had some problems in the past few years. After having back surgery, your friend developed a dependency on pain medication that ultimately got him suspended, and he went through a treatment program to get clean. Now, more than a year and a half later, he seems to be back on track; the sky is the limit for his career....   [tags: Law Enforcement Code of Ethics, ethical dilemma]
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The Pervasive Influence of Women in Law Enforcement - This paper will go over the pervasive influence of the female gender in Law Enforcement. It will go over the challenges and some solutions to those challenges. The paper will also show how females and police departments overcame some of these challenges. THE CHALLENGES FEMALE FACE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT Police Departments years ago would only hire women for clerical roles such as filing and doing paper work or dispatching. The civil rights act change all that making it possible for women to hold the same jobs as the men in law enforcement....   [tags: law enforcement, police department, nawlee ]
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Transnational Criminal Organization and the Law Enforcement Community - The problem of transnational criminal organization poses some unique challenges to the law enforcement community. The scope of these organizations’ activities and personnel creates exponentially more work for law enforcement than relatively isolated or contained criminal acts by individuals or small groups. Random and personal crimes committed by individuals can usually be handled by police at the local level, as the investigation is limited to the known crime (or crimes) that have been committed and reported....   [tags: Law Enforcement Essays]
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Is Diversity an Issue Within Law Enforcement From the Past to Present? - The term diversity refers to the condition of being diverse; thus, “composed of distinct forms or qualities” (The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, 2004). Looking back at the history of the U.S., there has always been a diverse population in many jurisdictions. But did policy agency workforces mirror this diversity of the communities they served. When in the past the issue of diversity within law enforcement was at stake, where the same measures used today the same as the in the past. The U.S’s law enforcement mores originate from the English Law Enforcement....   [tags: Law Enforcement ]
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FBI's Unique Role in the United States Law Enforcement Community - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has a unique role in the United States law enforcement community. The FBI is not a national police force, unlike other nations (such as France, Italy, Spain and Columbia) where patrol units and first responders are organized under the national government. The FBI is purely an investigative and intelligence agency and focuses on cross jurisdictional crimes and national security issues. Its stated mission is “To protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and int...   [tags: Law Enforcement]
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Recruiting in Federal and State Law Enforcement Agencies - Many people studying in the field of Criminal Justice should choose their career carefully. There are many interesting careers that are arising as the years pass by. To become a successful employee you need to be able to fulfill many requirements, qualifications, and training. The two fields that at this time are recruiting include the Border Patrol and the Texas Probation. These two fields include some of the most extensive hiring process that is out there. A probation officer has many duties to fulfill....   [tags: Law Enforcement] 1632 words
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The Impact of Technology on Law Enforcement and Organized Crime - Organized crime involves the illicit flow of goods and services in one direction and the flow of the profits of crime in the other. Technology has created much change in the way organized crime groups conduct operations. It has also caused law enforcement organizations to evolve and use a variety of techniques and methods to effectively combat organized crime groups. In order for law enforcement to effectively target and prosecute these groups they must adapt as the organized crime groups have in their use of technology....   [tags: Law Enforcement, technology, criminal justice]
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The Importance of Higher Education Among Law Enforcement Officers - Introduction Law enforcement like much of the economy and society has had to adapt to the rapidly changing Atmosphere of the technological advances. To counter these advances, education has served in the forefront to combating the technological sophistication that is rapidly sweeping the workforce. The need and desire to remain competitive with the technology that we have is a need that can be satisfied with more education. Much like technology, education has benefits elsewhere in the equation of remaining competitive....   [tags: Law Enforcement, criminal justice system]
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Law Enforcement and Miranda Warnings Case Analysis - This paper will go through the first arrest that a new police officer did while responding to a house break in. It will show what a FTL would say to the new officer on how they did with the situation after the arrest. We will identify four issues during the arrest that related to the Miranda Laws. Then, we will try and relate these issues to a historical case. Later, we will carefully analysis the situation and see if we could resolve the issues or not. We will then go over how these issues could have been prevent from happening....   [tags: miranda rights, fifth amendment, law enforcement]
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Law Enforcement Officers Have Policy Regulations they Must Obey - Law enforcement officers must adhere rigorously to the proper conduct of the legal aspects of policing, which consist of police officers complying with the Constitutional Amendments and the Bill of Rights. These rules and regulation are widely known as the legal aspects of policing. The legal aspect of policing involves everything from individual rights to legal procedures during a search warrant, arrest and interrogations. Individual rights are used by the Constitution of the United States to make sure that no government branch becomes more powerful than the other....   [tags: Law enforcement officers, police officers, regulat] 1376 words
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Role of Police Reports In the Law Enforcement Community - A discourse community is a community that shares common goals, language, and genres. Law enforcement officers belong to their own discourse community in which they are united in their overall purpose: to protect and serve. An oath they take when sworn in as officers. Law enforcement officers seem to speak a common language that, to a civilian, is foreign. We’ve all heard the famous “10-4” comment for “understood” or “got it” on police shows and in action movies. Pretty much everything that comes out of an on-duty officer’s mouth is in some sort of code....   [tags: Law Enforcement 2014]
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Community-based Policing: The Future of Law Enforcement - 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. III. The reaction of police to change. IV. The future of C.B.P. A. A first step in C.B.P. B. Measuring success. C. Crime prevention. V. Conclusion. INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY-BASED POLICING. "In Philadelphia, a pulsating tavern juke box that has caused irate neighbors to log 500 Police calls in six months, was moved away from a common wall with the adjoining building.@ (Author unknown US News) The calls stopped....   [tags: Law Enforcement Essays]
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Law Enforcement and Leadership - Introduction Police leadership uses standardization and procedure as a way to create consistency and predict¬ability in law enforcement operations (Batts, Smoot, & Scrivner, 2012). The San Diego Police Department, like nearly all law enforcement agencies uses leadership models mimicking the United States military. Paramilitary organizations use highly structured framing to conduct business operations. The structural frame creates compartmentalized specialization, and predictable, uniform task performance desired by police executives....   [tags: police, enforcement operations]
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Improving Law Enforcement's Approach to Combating Organized Crime - Introduction Organized crime involves a group of people made up of several ethnicities and international unions, who coordinate as well as work in unison, apart, or in line with legal enterprises alongside political realms. Many analysts have concurred that organized crime is both an impediment to academic projects and a realistic social issue that obligates urgent solution. Strategies implemented to limit organized crime often tend to be inclined towards one form of the two approaches. One of the approaches is tailored on dealing with individual members of the criminal gangs, whereas the second stresses on the structural aspects along with market networks that assist in accomplishing organ...   [tags: Crime, Law, Law Enforcements]
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Analysis of Corruption in Law Enforcement - Corruption in law enforcement has been a nationwide problem for many years. Not only is corruption held in one level of law enforcement, but throughout the three levels including the state, local and federal. The formation of the first police departments were the model by the early english society. The early years of policing began to contribute various forms of misconduct from police officers. Soon thereafter, Sir Robert peel established early modern policing which influenced the colonial america policing to the english society....   [tags: corruption, august vollmer, policing]
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The Use of Canines in Law Enforcement - The term “man’s best friend” stems from the domestication of canines in early history. Studies have shown that these four legged creatures became domesticated over 33,000 years ago. Starting with the wolf, there are now over 400 different types of breeds. Dogs were first used as helpers. People would use them for jobs such as hunting and herding. As time went by, people began to use them more for aid and protection. The U.S. Army was the first to initiate the use of K9 Units in 1835. Europe, Belgium, Germany, and Hungary realized the potential of these canines and picked up on the idea in the late 1800s....   [tags: domestication, training, drugs] 693 words
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The Law Enforcement Career Path - I’m interested in the law enforcement career path, and there are a lot of different paths you could take in this career choice. This career got my attention mainly because, I find solving mysteries and crimes very intriguing. The origin of this occupation came in during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, coming into America from England. “Generally speaking, the constable became responsible for law enforcement in the towns, while the sheriff took responsibility for the counties” (Stinchcomb 3)....   [tags: crime, murders, narcotic agents]
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The Laws of Law Enforcement - It is important to realize that law enforcement is expected to uphold the law while maintaining the constitutional rights of citizens. Law enforcement professionals have a variety of methods they utilize in order to assure that the rights of citizens are not violated. Law enforcement serves the community and enforces the law by maintaining the constitutional rights of citizens, using crime theory in their practice, and overcoming the daily issues that they face. With this in mind, three particular parts of the Constitution are relevant to law enforcement....   [tags: regulating the police, public protection]
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The Law Enforcement Workshop Template - The Law Enforcement Workshop Template includes all the elements needed to plan a workshop, from the initial planning stage through to the workshop evaluation. The template provides a systematic process for planning and implementation. In addition, samples of each document needed to prepare for the workshop are a part of this section of the toolkit. The Hospital Security Template will help hospitals evaluate readiness and manage a large surge event. It addresses physical security for staff, patients and facilities for all public health emergencies....   [tags: Agenda] 1106 words
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Law Enforcement and Police Stress - Police Stress As crime coexists with humanity, the presence of the police force ensures the suppression of crime and the safety for our society. Every occupation has its own work stress. What is unique is all the different stress found in one job. Aside from the heroic services police officers perform in their duty, they experience overwhelming stress in their daily duty. Police stress refers to the negative pressures related to police work (Police Stress, n.d.). In order to maintain peace and order, there must be an effective police force up and running....   [tags: Crime, Duty, Pressure]
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Police Corruption in Law Enforcement - Crooked Cops Police corruption is a universal concept when it comes to law enforcement. Every country deals with its own form of corruption; from the drug trade in South America and Mexico to the prostitution rings in Europe, it is guaranteed that police departments are on someone’s payroll. Corruption, generally defined as abuse of authority for private gain, is among the world’s oldest practices and a fundamental cause of intrastate conflict, providing a focal point for many social groups’ grievances against governments (Bayley & Perito).Corruption has become an epidemic in policing, and is impeding community policing....   [tags: crooked cops]
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The Law Enforcement Hiring Process - Introduction This paper will show four different police departments that are currently hiring or recruiting for police officers. There will be a summary on the research found on the process used to recruit police officers. It will also show their current hiring trends and what hiring practices they have that are successful or not successful. The paper will also go over the different methods departments use to train their new officers and their values. The Process of Recruiting Police Personal Recruiting officers is a vital job for any city, state, federal department....   [tags: Recruiting Police Personal]
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Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement - Gilmartin begins by describing the typical rookie officer. Most are energetic, idealistic, enthusiastic and very driven. Quickly this enthusiasm can change from one of positivity to one that is very cynical and emotionally charged. These behaviors and thoughts over time if not corrected become exacerbated leading to noticeable mental and physical changes. The author, Gilmartin, uses personal experiences and other real life stories effectively so that many officers can relate and identify with the topic of the book....   [tags: police officers, families, hypervigilance]
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Reasonable Suspicion in Law Enforcement - Being suspicious about someone is not necessarily bad for police officers, as long as you have a reason to suspect. For example, have you ever seen a person that you have never seen before, walk by your neighborhood. Law enforcement officers patrol the streets making sure there isn’t anything suspicious going on. There have been cases were the police have been accused of stopping people over for no reason. Some say they were racially profiled. Whatever the case is, police have to have reasonable suspicion to stop someone....   [tags: lesser standard than probable cause] 901 words
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Change in Law Enforcement Agencies - 1. Identify and discuss the eight (8) recurring reasons that change occurs in law enforcement agencies. There are many recurring reasons that changes occurs in law enforcement agencies. The book outlines 8 reasons that change occurs. The 8 reasons are as follow: 1. A single catastrophic event, often followed by civil liability litigation, leads to the chief of police being replaced (Swanson, 2012, pg. 650). This forces changes because it addresses a single incident and forces change. A good example of this would be the failure to adequately respond to an incident....   [tags: Catastrophic Events, New Mayor, Politics]
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Law Enforcement and Social Media - Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are very popular social media sites for today’s generation. However, these types of social media sites may no seem like a bad idea to have until a loved one or child is involved in a situation they can’t get themselves out of. Social media’s should be more firm with their users because children have no parental supervision, anyone is allowed to have one and use it for illegal activity, and people take advantage of the sites. This generation of parents are not supervising their children social media sites....   [tags: facebook, twitter, instagram] 684 words
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Toxic Leadership in Law Enforcement - Abstract Toxic leadership, likely found in all agencies at some point, and the general awareness of toxic leaders with whom individual officers have worked, makes this a real problem for law enforcement agencies. Knowing the root and cause of this type of leadership helps develop understanding on the part of those that can effect a change in leadership within an agency. Comprehending the methods by which such environments develop and their negative impact on the agency as a whole - via individual officers’ experiences, opens the doors on hidden collusion that destroy morale....   [tags: Leadership]
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Careers in Law Enforcement - Law enforcement is a very broad idea or world, if you will, that until recently I believed was just made up of police officers and bad people. We, as primitive part-time sociologists or, better yet, part-time people watchers, could suppose that this aspect of thinking dates from years of watching television as a teenager and knowing only what Hollywood portrays law enforcement to be. Presumably, that is the catchall excuse for why most individuals’ assumptions are the way they are. Eventually, however, we grow up, mature, and begin to rationalize the way the world works....   [tags: Career] 1878 words
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Technology in Law Enforcement - Technology used in policing enhances law enforcement organizations’ ability to function because it has improved police databases, reports, tracking, and forensics (DOJ, 2004). In addition, a less-lethal weapon is designed to disable, capture, or immobilize a suspect without killing them. However, occasionally deaths do happen as a result of less-lethal weapons which include kinetic energy, electrical, acoustic, and chemical weapons. Furthermore, violence, disease, and infected evidence are dangers that law enforcement officers face today....   [tags: Database, Enhancement, Weapons] 1108 words
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Law Enforcement: Past Perspective - U.S. Law Enforcement Name Institution Introduction Law enforcement is an important element of the United States’ system of criminal justice apart from the corrections and the courts. It is one of the major functions of the various governmental agencies of police. It is therefore concerned with police service or functions of police departments. In this paper, the author analyzes at law enforcement and related issues. Specifically, the author discusses law enforcement, theoretical understanding of the different models of policing as well as policing styles....   [tags: police, criminal justice, corrections]
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The Law Enforcement Field - The jobs of the law enforcement profession vary greatly depending on the location, training, certification, and branch of enforcement. Law enforcement personnel are an important part of the overall protection services fabric, not only here in the United States but around the world that include but are not limited to emergency medical technicians and fire fighters. If a career that specializes in the protection of individuals and property while also providing a high level of assistance those in need, then the law enforcement profession will allow a person to access the wide variety of jobs and specialties within the law enforcement field....   [tags: training, certification, personnel]
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Law Enforcement Evolution Analysis - Law enforcement is currently one of the largest, growing careers. Technology and new equipment has made our law enforcement much more efficient in budget and in work. Being prepared with the right knowledge to having the equipment necessary for a dangerous situation is the best chance of changing a dangerous situation to a safer situation. New equipment and technology a never ending cycle in law enforcement (Chief Ron Miller From Topeka Police Department in Kansas). An example of new equipment and Technology is Chief Ron Millers Harley Davidson patrol Motorcycle....   [tags: police operations, police stations, officers ]
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Women in Law Enforcement - ... For that reason, is why women can not only deal with the emotional ties the job brings but also may handle it better than most men. The problem solving strategy, most commonly used by men, targets the causes of stress in practical ways which tackles the problem or stressful situation that is causing stress, consequently directly reducing the stress (McLeod). The goal of problem solvers is to remove or reduce the cause of the stressor. This in some cases is hard to do, for example, if you cannot convict a child rapist due to a mistake that officer made getting rid of the stressor/offender is almost impossible....   [tags: gender inequality]
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Women in Law Enforcement - In this essay, I will investigate and describe a cultural group in my desired field. I will provide details from an interview with a professional person in my field of interest. Gender inequality is still a big issue in law enforcement. Women make up a small percentage in the world of law enforcement. According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, there are only thirteen percent of women working in law enforcement in the United States and only five percent are African American (Criminal Justice School Info, 2014)....   [tags: officers, discrimination ]
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Ethics in Law Enforcement - Police ethics are extremely important because ethics are the typical of “fair and honest conduct” (pg 460). People may have a different definition of what is fair and what is honest, and there are different circumstances where officers may not be able to be honest; such as covert investigations. Society in general determines what our ethical standards and moral principles are. Individual morals vary among all of us as they are what we as an individual consider to be right or wrong. We also have morals that are set by society....   [tags: Criminal Justice] 621 words
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Consolidation of Law Enforcement - Comparative Overview Consolidated Municipalities When a city or town decides to consolidate their policing services, they are creating an entirely new department. Policies and procedures once used before, no longer translate to a consolidated force, and subsequently must be rewritten or altered. This altering or production of regulations must be done with extreme care, as a fluid unification of departments is a crucial aspect of success. Most municipalities chose consolidation for a number of reasons ranging from decreased population, tax revenue, and/or policing efficiency....   [tags: policies, procedures, consolidation]
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Law Enforcement - Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a law enforcement officer. Most people imagine driving fast and running after the “bad guys”. While this is one part of many law enforcement careers, there are many other things that law enforcement officers do in their daily duties. While law enforcement is an exciting career, officers must be able to face dangerous situations daily, be organized, have good writing skills and work well with high stress situations. One of the first attempts at law enforcement began in 1692, an act known as the highway act was taking place....   [tags: officers, career, criminology, fatality rate]
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Law Enforcement and Ethics - Ethics play a huge role in a police officers line of work. Since police are given such a high degree of trust and authority, it can unfortunately be very easy for an officer to fall into some unethical behavior. This can range from just minor acts that are frowned upon, to actual downright illegal activity. Even though there are a countless number of acts and behaviors that can be considered unethical, in the following paper I will focus primarily on those incidents involving police officers who steal for their own personal gain, and discuss my position on the issue....   [tags: law, police] 2227 words
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Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act Analysis - On April 23, 2010, Arizona Governor Janice K. Brewer signed the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act (SOLESNA), or Arizona Senate Bill 1070 (S.B. 1070, as it is popularly known). The purpose of the act is “... to discourage and deter the unlawful entry and presence of aliens and economic activity by persons unlawfully present in the United States” (Senate Bill 1070, 2010). Arizona Senate Bill 1070 is considered one of the harshest anti-immigration law due to it’s enforcements. Nevertheless, it is not the first law of it’s kind....   [tags: anti immigration law, arizona senate bill]
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Law Enforcement Workshop - Law Enforcement Workshop The Law Enforcement Workshop Template includes all the elements needed to host a workshop, from the initial planning stage to the workshop evaluation. The template provides a systematic process for planning and implementation. In addition, samples of each document needed to prepare for the workshop are a part of this section of the toolkit. Hospital Security Template The Hospital Security Template will help hospitals evaluate readiness and manage surge events. It will enable someone who is not the usual person in charge to manage the unexpected....   [tags: Agenda] 1036 words
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The Impact of Law Enforcement Tactics on Us - IMPACT ON US LAW ENFORCEMENT TACTICS The current violence and drug traffic in Mexico presents a twofold problem in regards to domestic law enforcement in the United States. Not only are US law enforcement authorities required to combat the massive influx of illicit drugs from Mexico, they are also expected to stem the tide of illegal immigrants, many fleeing the dire circumstances in their home country, and also to quell fears of cartel violence spilling over our largely unsecured southern border....   [tags: violence, mexican war on drugs] 1732 words
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Canadian Law Enforcement - “Taser Changes go Ahead”, an article published in the Alberta News in February, indicates that the RCMP is moving forward and will be instituting some previously described changes into its 2011 Police Manual framework. The framework is currently being reviewed and will later be reviewed and approved by the Albertan Solicitor General. The 16 recommendations made by the Braidwood inquiry, including yearly re-trainings, monthly quality and adherence audits, as well as updated procedures based on the minimization of any potentially adverse health effects to the subject, should be reflected in the final version of the manual for 2011....   [tags: Technology, Tasers] 2402 words
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The Pros and Cons of Profiling by Law Enforcement - Introduction With the society that most individuals are offered today, the world of crime has been constantly transforming. This can influence the typical individual to question if there are too many laws that one should follow, including the penalties that are to be expected. The word crime can insinuate many thoughts of apprehension, segregation, and security when applying the law in accordance to criminal acts being prosecuted. In order for penalties to apply to a particular individual, law enforcement must first be able to track and identify suspects of various crimes....   [tags: Suspect Profiling]
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Three Branches: The Impact on Law Enforcement - September 17, 1787, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; during the heat of summer, in a stuffy assembly room of Independence Hall, a group of delegates gathered. After four months of closed-door quorums, a four page, hand written document was signed by thirty-nine attendees of the Constitutional Convention. This document, has come to be considered, by many, the framework to the greatest form of government every known; the Constitution of the United States. One of the first of its kind, the Constitution laid out the frame work for the government we know today....   [tags: Legislative, Executive, Judicial, Government]
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The Importance of Criminal Investigation in the Law Enforcement - All my life growing up I’ve heard police stories from my grandfather and uncle about good guys catching bad guys. Police work isn’t always so black and white like I thought when I was a kid, Sometimes you have to work with the bad guys to catch the “badder” guys. The use of confidential informants is a valuable tool to many law enforcement agencies and more importantly for crimes associated with narcotics. Informants have the ability to gather information that would otherwise be unable to gather from law enforcement personnel....   [tags: investigation, informants] 614 words
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Law Enforcement Cameras an Invasion of Privacy - The past decade has seen a proliferation of law enforcement security cameras in public areas, with central London having more cameras than any other city. In cities like New York, Los Angeles, and central London, cameras can be found at almost every intersection. Terrorist attacks have been a major basis for this significant increase in law enforcement security cameras; however, privacy advocates, along with many of the public, feel that it’s an invasion of privacy. People are concerned that all this video surveillance, which is continuously expanding, has created a “Big Brother” society, where people are constantly watched....   [tags: Proliferation, Security Cameras, Public Areas]
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Intelligence Sharing: Intelligence and Law Enforcement - Intelligence versus Law Enforcement Intelligence collection and apprehension of criminals have occurred for many years; however, with the exception of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, these actions were performed by different organizations. Nonetheless, roles and responsibilities have changed since the attacks on September 11, 2001. Intelligence-led policing and the National Criminal Intelligence Sharing program were incorporated, and fusion centers were established to help gather intelligence from different levels of the government....   [tags: criminals, intelligence operations]
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Stress Management in a Law Enforcement Agency - The direction that a law enforcement administration takes in setting standards and goals for dealing with stress within the department will have an impact on the officers in which they manage. In most cases, stress reduction for the department that begins with the highest levels of the administration. Training, talking, and the policies of the department are sometimes a viewed as a necessary evil by officers, but when used effectively, the benefits, and knowledge obtained in these setting, will reduce duplication of the tactics for the reduction of stress that were non productive in the past, and will allow management to harness each of the individuals personal strengths, to meet stress redu...   [tags: Role of Administration]
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The Implications of Economic Deficits on Law Enforcement - News pertaining to state deficits has unfortunately become society’s reality. The societal implications are evident due to high rates of unemployment as well as the immense struggle of businesses and organizations. Criminal justice agencies are no different, and are equally subjected to the affects of economic deficits. This issue is affecting every state on a different level. For the purpose of this discussion, the state of Connecticut will be used as an example. This discussion will address the implications of economic deficits and how the deficit affects agencies involved with case studies....   [tags: Economics]
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Racial Profiling by Law Enforcement is Not Justified - When we are children we are taught not to judge a book by its cover, for most of us this is easier said than done. Racial profiling is something that affects millions of people in the United States alone. Seemingly innocent people are being targeted solely by the color of their skin and their nationality. Whether racial profiling somebody is appropriate or not is a topic widely discussed by individuals everywhere. The question is however, is it right to judge somebody just because they look different then you....   [tags: Racism, Prejudice, Racial Profiling Essays]
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August Vollmer's Career in Law Enforcement - ... It was during Vollmer’s career as a police chief in which he earned his reputation as a progressive reform-minded chief, who moved policing from its old corrupt and brutal ways into the more professional model of the late Twentieth Century. Vollmer spent much of his time working with his officers to perfect police procedures and adopting technology to police practices. He was an early proponent of deploying all of his police officers on bicycles, then motorcycles, then automobiles. He worked with his police officers to advance the use of communications systems, including an early red-light-recall system that let officers know to either call the station, or later, through Morse code, wher...   [tags: chief, death penalty, training] 1232 words
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Historical Development of Law Enforcement - Since 27 B.C. law enforcement has been used by humans as a means to defend property and keep peace. Law enforcement has been changing ever since it was created. It will keep changing for the greater good of the community as long is there is a continual need for law enforcement. According to REAL POLICE. (N.D.) Para 5, the first organized police force was created by the great nephew of Julius Caesar, Gaius Octavius in 27 B.C. These men were called Vigiles. The Vigiles were armed with wooden clubs and small swords....   [tags: essays research papers]
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The History of Police Agencies and Different Types of Law Enforcement - ... Generally, modern policing in the United has been shaped by the early English police styles (“The History of the Police”, n.d.). This is primarily because the first organized policing agencies were witnessed in the early 1800s but experienced many challenges. During these early years of policing in England and colonial America, citizens were in charge of law enforcement in their communities. The early English police styles were known as kin police where citizens were responsible for looking after their relatives or kin....   [tags: suty, service, society, crime] 867 words
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Racial Profiling by Law Enforcement - Just what is racial profiling. Racial profiling is a law enforcement and security agency practice that encourages officers to stop, search, and investigate people based on race, ethnicity, nationality or religion. While racial profiling is most commonly committed against ethnic minorities, many instances of racial profiling occur in reaction to specific crimes, making any racial or cultural group subject to more intensive scrutiny by the authorities. (ebscohost.com) This is what I think bout racial profiling, it like it occurs when the police targets someone for investigation on the basis of that person's race, national origin, or ethnicity....   [tags: Race Racism Prejudice Essays] 754 words
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An Evaluation of the Types of Patrol Used by Law Enforcement - The success of a law enforcement agency is the efficient police officers on patrol and their bond with the community. There are many ways an officer executes his patrol and some are more common than others. Foot patrol, vehicular patrol, bicycle patrol, mounted horse patrol, motorcycle patrol, and air patrol are the multitude of ways officers patrol the community. Foot patrol is the oldest form of patrol in history, and is when an officer would walk around the community, interacting with the community and learning the routines of the people around him....   [tags: car, air, horse]
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Social Media is a Source for Criiminals and Law Enforcement - ... “One of his Facebook friends agreed to give police access to Colon's "private" information, and on August 10, a federal judge ruled Colon lost all claims to privacy when he shared those details with friends” (Kelly, 2012). Social media has indefinitely been an aid to police officers and investigators in evidence and crime solving, but it has also become an outlet for crime to happen. With using the internet, there becomes a feeling of anonymity, and that feeling can turn someone into a criminal that would never commit a crime in a public forum without the use of social media....   [tags: computers, recruitment, digital] 1755 words
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The Broken Windows Theory Set The Standards of Law Enforcement - Introduction: Many experts look at experts’ looks at data and research. Great experts find out and test their research. Traditional old concepts of police work caused many to venture and test anything. George Kelling and James Q. Wilson analyzed and tested their hypothesis. I will break down their “Broken Windows Theory” and how this has changed law enforcement today. Topic I. The Broken Windows set the standards for law enforcement. A. Early Beginnings of the Broken Windows theory. B. Specific arguments regarding the Broken Windows theory....   [tags: zero tolerance, crime, police job]
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Intervention Strategy to Reduce Stress in the Law Enforcement Workplace - ... And due to such problems, officers experience lack of ability to concentrate which results in poor performs and absenteeism causing addition burden to other colleagues (The Art of Living, 2003). These conditions need to be mitigated through improved intervention strategies. Following strategies is developed to address the need to reduce stress in the work environment of police departments. Proposed Intervention Strategies • Revise internal procedures All internal procedures, especially, procedures that concerns officer safety, response time and internal procedures on officer misconduct is to be revised periodically....   [tags: life threatening situations, police persons] 899 words
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Community Policing as a Strategy to Improve the Effectiveness of Law Enforcement - The relationship between the police and the communities they serve hasn’t always been the most productive. Against the backdrop of the tumultuous era of the 1960s when the nation’s collective unrest regarding various then current events ranging from the social upheaval of the civil rights movement to the broadly unpopular and deepening conflict in Vietnam spilled onto the streets of American cities seemingly everywhere, local police forces, lacking in experience with crowd control, often found themselves in violent encounters with these various groups, earning them a reputation of being oppressive organizations (Schmalleger, 2014, p....   [tags: police, communities, community policing]
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