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Police Officer And The Police Department

- Recently in the United States there has been in increase in deaths that have come from police officers using deadly force. The use of force is inevitable as a police officer, many times their own lives or the life’s civilians are at risk when it comes to determine what type of force a officer should use. There are many incidents where police officer have to react in a matter of seconds and has to choose between his own life or that of the individual causing the disturbance. When a Police Officer uses deadly force has caused outraged with the public, stirring up protests and creating a scandal for the police officer and the Police Department....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Constable, Deadly force]

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Police Officers And The Police Officer

- It is not right for one to abuse their powers especially when it harms other people, police officers have a lot of power in their hands and to some that power goes to their heads and they abuse of that power and use excessive force when needed or not needed, either way they do not have the right to use it. Because police officers are using excessive force they should change how police officers deal in certain situations, they should punish police officers who use excessive force and they should put body cameras on police officers....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Police officer]

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Police Officers And Police Officer

- Police departments around the united states always focuses on making the community a safer place, helping the community and make the city or county that police officers work in look good and always looking professional while police officers do their job. It takes a lot of courage to be a police officer, you have to be physically prepared, but, the police officer has to be always mentally prepared, every decision that a police officer makes has to be the right one, if a police officer makes a wrong decision, it could cost your career or someone’s life....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Police officer]

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Being A Police Officer Is Not Easy

- Most people if ask would surely agree that being a police officer is not easy, but most probably do not realize that becoming one is just as difficult. During out field trip to the Warren County Police Department Major Bowles and officer Fields talked a little about the extensive process, similar to the process our textbook, Forensic Psychology describes, of being hired into the police department. After putting in their application and being selected to move forward in the program a future police officer must have a background check, complete a psychological screening, a polygraph test, several interviews, and a physical test....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police officer]

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The Death Of Police Officer

- It seems that anymore all we hear on the evening news is something about a shooting. Whether it be about an officer himself being shot or firing his gun, the unnecessary violence needs to stop. Officers in large cities, and sometimes even small ones, are getting to be a little too power hungry. They do not care about who they fire at anymore simply because they themselves are officers and, in the words of several people, they are above the law. Too many people are being killed for unlawful reasons by officers and not getting the justification they deserve....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Police brutality]

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The Obligations Of A Police Officer

- The obligations of a police officer, otherwise called a law requirement officer, concentrate on securing individuals and property. They watch the regions assigned to them, which at times incorporate whole wards, react to calls, uphold laws, make captures, issue references, and respect human rights. Police brutality is police using inordinate and superfluous force when managing regular citizens. Excessive use of force means a compel beyond what might be essential to handle a circumstance. This type of brutality has various ways of working, shown in a physical manner....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Police officer]

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The Duty Of A Police Officer

- Why does it seem as though the ones who are supposed to help us, hurt us the most. There are many duties that go into being on the police force that can be summed up into two things. The basic duties of a police officer are to focus on protecting people and property. Lately, in the news all you hear about is police officers killing innocent people and damaging property while they are at it. This definitely should not be the case, especially when it is the total opposite of their job description....   [tags: Police brutality, Police, Police officer]

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Police Brutality : A Police Officer

- Police Brutality Have a police officer ever abused a family member of yours. Police brutality affects communities by lost of trust in police officers. Victims and witnesses of crimes are much less likely to report crimes. Which brings problems to our communities. In this research paper, readers will understand when a police officer who uses force when it is not called for, or who uses excessive force to perform his or her job, have crossed the line into police brutality. Police brutality remains one of the most serious and divisive human rights violations in the United State....   [tags: Police brutality, Police, Police officer, Abuse]

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The Responsibilities Of An American Police Officer

- Out of the four responsibilities of an American police officer, I would have to say that enforcing laws is the most important. Laws are very important, because they dictate what is acceptable and what is not within a given society. Police officers must uphold these laws to keep society in balance and the people within it safe. If police officers did not enforce laws, then society would be in utter chaos. There would not be any consequences for crimes unless someone was enforcing the laws and arresting those who violated them....   [tags: Police, Crime, Constable, Police officer]

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The Career Of A Police Officer

- The career of a police officer is an important career, because one has the ability to do what’s right and make sure others follow the laws. The research will describe the career of a police officer, what is required to become successful, and the impact this career has on society. The general duties of a police officer are to enforce the law. Also to respond to emergency and nonemergency calls. The specific duties would be to obtain warrants and arrest suspects, collect and secure evidence from crime scenes, search for vehicle records and warrants using computers in the field, patrol designated areas, answering calls and complaints about fire automobile accidents and other felony crimes....   [tags: Police, Constable, Crime, Police officer]

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The Death Of The Police Officer

- Murder is murder, even if its done by the hands of a police officer. Officers have been given guns to protect the country not to terrify every individual in it. On the news, there is always a new story talking about the death of a person that has happened by the hands of a police officer. There are many factors that lead to the police murdering innocent people. Some factors that influence these actions are that they are not well trained or that they have never experienced high-pressure situations so they shoot the other person to save themselves....   [tags: Police, Constable, Firearm, Police officer]

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Public Influences Of The Police Officer

- Public Influences Being human it comes naturally to be concerned about what others think. Often people find themselves wondering how someone will react to a decision made. What-if’s from other people are one of the most influential reasons a decision is made. This is a difficult world, one that pushes law enforcement to do things without the right intentions. Decisions get made on surroundings, sometimes with little to no thought process. Poor decisions in a working environment are an effect of people constantly feeling judged....   [tags: Police, Police officer, George Orwell]

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Being A Police Officer Is Not Easy

- Most people, if asked would surely agree that being a police officer is not easy, but most probably do not realize that becoming one is just as difficult. During our field trip to the Warren County Police Department Major Bowles and officer Fields talked a little about the extensive process, similar to the process our textbook, Forensic Psychology describes, of being hired into the police department. After putting in their application and being selected to move forward in the program a future police officer must have a background check, complete a psychological screening, a polygraph test, several interviews, and a physical test....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police officer, Law enforcement]

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Police Officers Should Not Be A Police Officer

- There are many duties that come along with being a police officer. It’s not just about wearing the uniform, driving the nice car, and arresting people. Police officers need to set good examples to the people around them. They also have to talk and give information to any pedestrians that may need help. They heck for any law violations, respond to radio calls, watch for anything suspicious going on, and they also need to investigate any dangerous conditions that could harm anyone. Police officers are supposed to stop crime as much as possible and make sure everyone is safe....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Police brutality, Arrest]

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Police Officer 's Dependency On Alcohol

- Police officers are often stereotyped as heavy drinkers who utilize alcohol to relieve their stress. Research looking into this alcohol use by police officers in the United States is relatively scarce. A study conducted by Chopko, B.A., attempted to research police officer’s dependency on alcohol. Police officers face a significant amount of stress on a daily basis whether it has to do with work or their family. The purpose of the study was to discover any correlation between stress and alcohol use in police officers (Chopko, Palmieri & Adams, 2013 p.482)....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police officer]

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Being A Police Officer Is Not The Right Answer

- Being a police officer is not a job everyone is cut out for. It has long hours with dangerous situations at any given moment. There is often more scrutiny than praise from the public and a holiday does not necessarily mean a day off to spend with family and friends to celebrate. Those who decide on law enforcement as a career choice already know those things, but when the stress of all those things combined with the stress of maintaining a home life start to get to be too much, the way the officer handles the stress is the key and turning to alcohol for help is not the right answer....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Police officer]

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Being A Police Officer By Michael Brown

- Times are tough as an American these days. Whether you’re a police officer, a government official, or just a citizen, you are feeling the effects of the Ferguson protests and they’re changing how you live your life. Earlier this year, police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed an unarmed black man named Michael Brown for reasons currently being disputed. According to the official report from the Wilson, Brown and his friend were walking in the middle of the street when the officer asked them to move onto the side walk....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Police officer]

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Police Officer That Has Been On The Police Force

- This research paper is a discussion in reference to a dilemma regarding a police officer that has been on the police force for 15 years. A decision have to made in regards to ending his career at this agency as a police due to the fact of being investigated for inappropriate use of one of the computers in the patrol division. As a result of this internal investigation, it was determined that the officer used this computer to search pornographic web sites.   It is a hard job to actually fire a good police officer, especially when they have been on the force for 15 years, and the only disciplinary action taken against him was for being involved in an at-fault traffic accident 10 years ago....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police officer, Employment]

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The Police Officer At New York Police Department

- Bam. Rodger shut the door with frustration and walked back to his desk. Rodger is a police officer at New York Police Department and had just found out he had been moved from being a normal police officer to an investigator. The NYPD were desperate for an investigator and have moved Rodger to being an investigator. As Rodger packed up all his stuff and moved to his new room at the NYPD office he realized that there is a huge file on his desk with tons of dust stuck to it. He quickly glanced at the file and it showed a fingerprint and read the date December 5, 2014....   [tags: Police, Constable, Door, Police officer]

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Law Enforcement Body Cameras : A Police Officer

- Law Enforcement Body Cameras A police officer is sworn in on an oath to protect the rights of the people. They are responsible for patrolling city streets and neighborhoods, apprehending criminals, and also preventing crimes. A police officer is a person whose job is to enforce laws, investigate crimes, and make arrests (n.p). More familiar terms that a police officer may possibly be referred to are cop, policeman or policewoman, or law enforcer. A police officer’s job can be very difficult at times, but with the help of efficient equipment, their tasks can be much less difficult....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Constable]

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Relationship Between Female And Male Police Officer

- Experience I decided I wanted to interview two officers to get a little more variety as well as seeing if there is a difference in perspective, values, and attitudes between a female and male police officer from two different cities. I interviewed Officer Brian (who did not feel comfortable giving his last name) and Officer Mariola Grobelak. Brian has been a part of Peel Regional Police for a year and half now and was previously a guard at a correctional facility. I felt like he did not feel comfortable sharing where he worked exactly so I did not push for more details....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police officer]

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The Use Of Excessive Force Used By A Police Officer

- Police Brutality is the wanton use of excessive force used by a police officer. Often the attacks are physical but they could be verbal as well. Police brutality can also be used in interrogation as it they use psychological intimidation to pressure individuals. Police brutality has always been an issue, but has recently become much worse. This is most likely due to the uprising in social media and video-enabled cellular devices. Aside from the fact that police brutality is wrong in itself, there is a much greater issue at hand....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Police officer]

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Movie Review : The Self- Protestation Of The Police Officer

- It often paints the picture of ill-intentioned officers deliberately acting upon preconceived stereotypes and prejudices. What if, perhaps, there was another answer. ( Gove T. G., 2011) The entire film is based on the self- protestation of the police officer, … Accordingly to me the most significant scene in the film is the one next to lift, ( 28 min ) where the protagonist speaks with the colleague, who investigate him in order to place a sanctions on his unacceptable behavior. At the same time a black man, wearing a business suit and looking to not be the last person in this office, is inside of the lift pushing the bottom to close and go, but protagonist of W....   [tags: Police, Crime, Police officer, Constable]

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Being A Police Officer Is Tedious And Dangerous Work

- Given the nature of the job being a police officer is tedious and dangerous work. Officers have to be on edge all the time because being careless can mean someone losing their life. In the work of policing there is no such thing as a routine patrol; one day they could get called up for civil service and the other day it could be chasing a criminal whose selling drugs to young teenagers. The job of police officers is not easy because a small error can weigh not only on one individual but the whole police department....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police officer, Deadly force]

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Becoming Police Officer At The City Of Santa Ana

- Serve and protect as a police officer in the city of Santa Ana has been my career dream goal since I was growing up being influenced by police officers throughout my education. Seeing so many casualties by violence in my community is one of the reasons why I am pursuing this profession, so that I can be able to accommodate the best way I can to reduce the violence. Other reasons why I am desiring to become police officer is to save someone 's life, help people make better choices, challenging tasks, and serve my community....   [tags: Police, Law enforcement agency, Police officer]

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Police Officer 's Job Description Falls Within The Category Of Public Servant

- The role of police in contemporary society is undoubtedly complex and multifaceted. First and foremost, I believe that the police officer’s job description falls within the category of public servant. Therefore, the precise role (i.e. responsibilities) of the police must be considered in light of the various tasks that an officer should perform for the public while on the job. In my opinion, the three most critical tasks of the police include assistance, protection, and law enforcement. In order to properly fulfill the task of public assistance, the officer must respond to emergency calls and other less critical requests from citizens within the community....   [tags: Police, Crime, Police officer, Constable]

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The Law Enforcement Policy Is Defined As An Unethical Action Performed By A Police Officer

- The Law Enforcement policy is defined as an unethical action performed by a police officer. The main goal of the law enforcement policy is to keep the police officer’s accountant able for their actions. It is important that they conduct themselves in proper manner. The policy offers best practices guide, compliance measures and penalties. The purpose it to provide the police Offices information to assist in daily decision making centered on the public safety. The goal is to achieve compliance through information and education....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Deadly force, Constable]

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The Police Of A Police Officer

- We live in an evolving and ever changing world. This does not only apply to technology but also to the jobs that have been around for hundreds of years; like police officers. A police officer is someone who whose job is to enforce laws, investigate crimes, and make arrests in order to protect the community they have sworn themselves to. The past few years have shown us several major police brutality cases that have caused communities across the nation to turn against and lose trust in their officers due to one case and the media....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Constable]

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The Career Of A Police Officer

- Police Officer Steven Seagal once said , “It is a lot harder now to be an Police Officer than what it used to be.” When I was six years old my family and I had got into really bad accident, a Police Officer pulled out my mother, brother and me before the car caught on fire. He could have saved the younger man in the other car, but he made the decision to save my family. Ever since then I have always admired Police Officers and their service. The career of a Police Officer is a eye opening and amazing experience ,because you 'll come in contact with parts of society that you never knew existed ....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police brutality]

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A Career as a Police Officer

- It would be fulfilling to be a police officer because police officers help people in the community and keep it safe. They also enforce the law. They are the reason why people can live their lives in peace. If there is anyone in the community that citizens can trust it would be the police officers. Police officers have to accomplish many things in their workday. (Career Cruising.com) They have to write detailed reports and fill out forms.(Career Cruising.com) They are responsible for making sure that people obey the law and are kept safe at all times.(Career Cruising.com) They also observe the activities of suspects.(Career Cruising.com) Cops have to gather facts and collect evidence from...   [tags: safety issues, police officers]

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The Career Of A Police Officer

- Steven Seagal once said , “It is a lot harder now to be an Police Officer than what it used to be.” When I was six years old my family and I had got into really bad accident, a Police Officer pulled out my mother, brother and me before the car caught on fire. He could have saved the younger man in the other car, but he made the decision to save my family. Ever since then I have always admired Police Officers and their service. The career of a Police Officer is a eye opening and amazing experience ,because you 'll come in contact with parts of society that you never knew existed ....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police brutality]

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Public Image Of The Police Officer

- Beginning a new job when the previous person’s reputation has been damaged beyond repair puts the replacement in a tough situation. I will not only have to repair the reputation of my department and employees, but also the reputation of my new position. As the replacement police chief, I will have to repair the public image of the police department and the police chief position. The death of young black teens on the hands of white police officers, has put the citizens and police officers at a constant battle, so I will have to restore the trust citizens had on the department, the police chief, and on the criminal system....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police brutality]

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The Qualities Of A Police Officer

- In today’s society, most cops are looked at as the “bad guys”, but what if you had the opportunity to change that. What if you could pick and organize your own police force in the manner you think it should be. If that was the case police forces would get worse or better. He is how I would recruit if I was the chief of my own department. The character of a police officer plays a huge role in their job. I like how the book has the “traits that make a “good” officer. I agree with this and would also want my officers to live by those traits....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police brutality]

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A Report On The Police Officer

- The purpose of this document is to fill you in on the details of my entire experience with these officers, and show you some information that I’ve found on my own. At the door The police officer did not make himself or his intentions known at the door and made an effort to stay out of sight of the peephole. We opened the door to the Residential staff which is when the police officer approached and inserted himself into the apartment. The police were never given permission to enter the apartment by any of the residents....   [tags: Police, Constable]

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A Report On The Police Officer

- It is especially prominent when a police officer pulls someone over for someone that is not even against the law, which leaves the citizens confused one what they did wrong. If the officer can not prove that what they pulled them over for was against the law, then they should let the people go immediately. Sadly, the police officer did find something, “a bag of cocaine” (Iannacci). This is the worst part, because a lot of the times the officers end up finding something and the way they found it is never taken into consideration....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police brutality, Crime]

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The Sworn Title Of Police Officer

- The sworn title of police officer is viewed as a position of authority; therefore society expects officers to adhere to a higher level of moral character. Police have the responsibility to protect and serve the community in a fair and impartial manner. However, historically that has not always been the case. In today’s society, police are often depicted in a negative image in many parts of the nation. This image stems from issues regarding police misconduct, excessive force, racial bias, and corruption among the ranks....   [tags: Police brutality, Police, African American]

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The Importance Of An Effective Police Officer

- We 've all read news stories about what happens when the wrong type of person stands behind a badge. It 's important that we comprehend just who should be wearing a badge. An effective police officer cannot just do an adequate job. Conditions on the ground are often dangerous, unpredictable and stressful. Whether you just started work as new cop or have made chief of detectives, you will always have to have good traits. Here are four qualities that every knowledgeable, effective officer should possess: communication skills, Integrity, Courage, and Professionalism....   [tags: Police, Crime, Criminal justice, Constable]

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The Crime Of A Police Officer

- It isn’t easy to understand the life of a police officer, until someone personally puts themselves into their shoes. I joined the criminal justice club at school, sophomore year, my law enforcement teacher sponsored, he asked me to come to one the meetings to see if I would like it because he knew I wanted to study criminal justice once I got out of high school. When I went to the first meeting my teacher started to talk about a competition and what types of things you could do to compete. There were so many things you could do but the two things that caught my attention were felony traffic stop and building search....   [tags: Police, Criminal justice, High school]

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Stop Police Brutality : A Police Officer

- Stop Police Brutality On August 9, 2014, Unarmed 18 year-old Michael Brown’s life was taken by police officers. He was shot 7 times, the last shot to the back of his head is what took this young man’s life. He was a young unarmed black male. Just in 2014 over 1,000 people were killed at the hands of police officers. However, even though police say they are just doing their job, police should not be able to abuse their power, because more cases of police brutality are being captured on cell phones and innocent people are being killed....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police brutality]

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Responsibility Of A Police Officer

- Car chases , robberies ,assault, a police officer job is protecting people and capture the suspect.When considering a career in police officer a person must carefully look into responsibilities this will entail, the skills one must have To succeed,plus other important aspect such as working conditions salary, and the future of the job however, just as important is to carefully seek out the institution of the higher learning that will be prepare one for this profession such as Texas State Technical college....   [tags: Police, Academic degree, Higher education]

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The Police Officer Was Being Obedient

- DB#1 I completely agree with you Lillie on how all the people that listened to the phony police officer were being obedient. I agree with you because Donna Summers obeyed the phony officer, Walter Nix obeyed Summers and the phony officer and lastly Louise Ogborn was being obedient by obeying orders given to her by Summers, Nix and especially the phony officer. I also agree with you on how you said that if you were Louise Ogborn then you wouldn’t have listened to the phony officer. If I were in this situation, then I would have also not listened to the officer, but I would have also not obeyed orders from Donna Summers or Walter Nix....   [tags: Police, Constable, Andre the Giant Has a Posse]

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Discrimination Against A Police Officer

- Prejudice is the thought process of negative and hostile judgments formed before the action is committed against a certain group of individuals. Discrimination is the actions of unfair treatment against certain people that single them out. Discrimination are usually based on certain characteristics of a certain group based on their age, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation etc. Examples of discrimination in society in general usually involve individuals that have sexual relations with their same gender....   [tags: Police, Constable, Law enforcement agency]

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The Death Of Police Officer

- I want you to imagine that you live in 1915, and the person you love was murdered. Police officer told you that the case wouldn’t be solved because they don’t have evidence. Now I want you to imagine under different circumstance that you were arrested and put in jail for a murder that you never did. Law enforcement officers rarely solved cases in the early 19th century, because they did not have the technology to gather evidence, and they recorded everything on paper which was lost easily. However, through the work of forensic pathologist, advancements in forensic, and crime technologies the government has been able to prevent innocent people from going to jail....   [tags: Crime, Police, National DNA database]

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Police Enforcement Job As A Police Officer

- This past semester I interned at the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Department. This was a unique experience for me and really changed my perspective on the possibility of having a law enforcement job as a police officer. Ultimately, I would like for my career path to result in me being a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Getting hired as a special agent with the FBI is very competitive, and as of right now it is extremely hard to get a job with them straight out of college. Luckily, for myself I have a good point of contact with the FBI, in which I was able to have a on the phone, and in person interview with my cousin John Dolan, who is the Acting Assistant Special Agent i...   [tags: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Police]

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The Use Of Excessive Force By A Police Officer

- As we all know, police brutality is the use of excessive force by a police officer. It also involves in especially allegations, false arrests, and other misconduct even wrongful death. Mostly police brutality is all about racial profiling because some police officers from harass and treat innocent people terribly for no reason whatsoever. Why do police kill people. Why are they prejudiced and judgemental of a person. What can we do to stop it. Wha The term police brutality was created in 1833 by a newspaper in London called The Poor Man’s Guardian, which is about law....   [tags: Police brutality, Police, Rodney King]

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A Brief Note On Criminology And The Police Officer

- Criminology The individual that I interviewed Adolpho Mariel is a current police officer, ex border patrol officer, and retired veteran from the army. My connection to officer Mariel is through a friend of my younger brother (he is the uncle of my brother’s friend). I have met officer Mariel before, interacting with him in birthday parties or celebrations where we have both been invited through my younger brother and his friend. I have never really had a conversation with him about his career as a police officer, I knew he worked in San Diego but I never dwelled on his job....   [tags: Police, Law enforcement]

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Why I Am A Police Officer

- I am a thirty two year old single mother, who is a returning student to Empire State College after a three year break. I began at Empire State College in 2011 with hopes of graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Prior to that, I graduated from SUNY Genesee Community College with my associates in Criminal Justice in 2004 and I thought my college days were done; that there was no further need to advance my education to just be a police officer. However, getting into a full time police position was much more difficult than I ever imagined....   [tags: Police, Higher education, Bachelor's degree]

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An Ethical Dilemma Of A Police Officer

- This essay is examining an ethical dilemma I may encounter as a Police Officer. The New Zealand Police (n.d.) have stated that the police officer’s main roles are to seek to prevent crime, advance public safety, find offenders, and uphold law and order. Due to the role of maintaining law and order, a Police Officer should not be rebelling against the law. This relates to the ethical dilemma I am researching; Whether or not a Police Officer should report illegal activity by friends or family. In this assignment, I will be analyzing both of the arguments this dilemma holds; what happens if I report the illegal activity, and what will happen if I do not report the illegal activity....   [tags: Ethics, Virtue, Morality, Virtue ethics]

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The Importance Of Being A Police Officer

- Being a police officer you are put in many stressful situations. Each day seems to have its own unique set of problems to deal with. No two radio calls that I have been dispatched have been the same. There is always some type of variation. When you get put in different calls you have to learn to make decisions quickly. You get seconds to make a decision and your bosses get as long as they want to evaluate the decision. This is why it is important to think quickly and think correctly. One moment of lapse in judgment can cause you to lose your job or even worse someone can get hurt....   [tags: Suicide, Death, Mental disorder, Schizophrenia]

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A Report On The Police Officer

- Petitioner David Leon Riley was originally stopped for a traffic violation. The registration tags on the car that Riley was driving were currently expired. During the traffic stop the police officer also learned that Riley’s driver license was suspended. Police policy required the police officer to impound the vehicle because Riley’s license was suspended. Continuing to follow police policy a second police officer performed an inventory search of Riley’s car. The search led to Riley’s arrest for possession of two loaded handguns that were found under the hood of the car....   [tags: Fourth Amendment to the US Constitution]

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An Arrest For A Police Officer

- When a person violates a criminal law, society’s traditions generally demand that society should take some action against the person: an arrest should be made. In order for a police officer to make a lawful arrest he must have probable cause to justify the detention of a suspect. An arrest generally involves a person being taken into custody, where the person is not allowed to leave freely. Afterward, the accuser is taken to a local jail facility where the person is booked (Aberle, 2014). The booking process consists of recording the arrest in official law enforcement records, fingerprinting, photographing, and obtaining personal information from the suspect, such as name, address, birthday,...   [tags: Criminal law, Crime, Prison, Criminal justice]

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The Assault Of The Police Officer

- When sexual assault victims go to the police to report the assault they are often faced with language clouded by disbelief and doubt from the officers. The role of the police officer is to ask about the assault but in many instances this investigation turns into an interrogation, “The survivor is grilled for information, her story and credibility are questioned, and the officer may express outright disbelief and blame (Campbell). When police begin to question and doubt the victims this cause the victims to feel helpless and they start to doubt themselves....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault, Sexual intercourse]

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The Death Of A Police Officer

- Introduction: Imagine walking home from work late at night, down the same usual path as every other night, in the same work clothes as always, but this time, pulled behind the bushes by a man who decided he wanted to sexually assault the women on this path tonight. Now picture the feeling that would occur if the police officer filing the report began victim-blaming, saying “women should not dress like sluts if they do not want to be raped.” Men on a daily basis are sexually assaulting women, but whenever a woman tries to bring it to the attention of the police, the case is casually dismissed and seen as though it should be let go, because the woman was obviously asking for it....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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The Death Of A Police Officer

- On the morning of August 23, 1973, an escaped convict entered a busy bank in Stockholm, Sweden. The criminal pulled a gun out that he had hidden under his jacket and began to fire at the ceiling. These gunshots alerted everyone in the bank that their was a threat to their safety. A police officer was also alerted, by a silent alarm, and was wounded by the criminal while attempting to stop the robbery. The criminals intent was only to rob the bank but he found himself in a predicament and took four bank employees as hostages....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Patty Hearst, Victim]

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A Report On The Police Officer

- On January 7th, 2015 at 11:30 a.m., gunmen forced their way into the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris. It is believed that the gunmen said they were avenging the Prophet Mohammed. A guest at the office, a maintenance worker, eight employees, and a police officer were all killed. January 8th, the Kouachi brothers were named the prime suspects. Another gunmen kills a female officer in the Paris Suburb of Montrouge. On the morning of January 9th, French Special Forces troops surround a building on the northeast of Paris in Dammartin en Goele....   [tags: Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Illinois]

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A Report On Police Officer

- Probable Cause This paper assumes that a police officer may or may not have “probable cause to arrest a defendant for armed assault” (AIU, 2016, para 1). I will address if the police officer had probable cause to believe that there is a person hiding in the third person’s garage, attached to the house (AIU, 2016, para 1). Accordingly, the police officer may need or not a warrant “to enter the garage to arrest the defendant” (AIU, 2016, para 2). An examination to “if the officer is in hot pursuit with the defendant” (AIU, 2016, para 2), and if the defendant is known to be injured and armed” (AIU, 2015, para 2)....   [tags: Fourth Amendment to the US Constitution]

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Evolution of the Police Officer

- Police officers serve and protect the people in their community. The earliest police force was established around the 1750’s. Although the first police force in the modern sense came to be over 250 years ago, the purpose they had is the same as today. As with the rest of the world advancing and progressing, the police force has advanced in many ways which have made them a more efficient and capable unit, in order to more fully accomplish their purpose of serving their community. In the next few paragraphs you will learn how training, equipment, work environment and techniques have changed and evolved in the police force....   [tags: Law Enforcement ]

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Interview to a Police Officer

- Born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, Captain Sameul Jelsma of Pahoa Police Station has served as a police officer for more than two decades. He is the commander of the station and he oversees the lower Puna district. Before he joined the Hawaii Police Department, he served in the US military. When he was in the army, he decided to come back and serve his own community. He was initially enlisted as a patrol officer but his commitment and hard work rewarded him with promotions as the result of which he became a captain....   [tags: law enfocement, personal analysis]

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Evaluation of Police Officer Candidates

- Workforce selection practices have become more prominent over the years, particularly with law enforcement recruitments. This enhanced use of process selection allows for more advanced methods of assessing police officers. One reason for this extreme emphasis on selection systems is the elimination of unqualified police recruit applicants, thus ensuring that monetary resources are not wasted on the ill-equipped (Cochrane., Tett., & Vandecreek, 2003). Several factors impact the potential success or failure of police recruits, including tertiary studies; efficient communication skills; previous moral and ethical behaviour and psychological adequacy of recruits....   [tags: Selection of Law Enforcement Candidates]

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Soledad And White Police Officer

- "Soledad brother story is very interesting,unfair,and also very sad. Soledad brother tells how unfair the system and white police officer was unfair with black , how they think that being black mean being the same.I understand that soledad was not the perfect kid,Because young has he was even before being in prison soledad already went to jail one time and escape form jail by taking someone else 's identity.Now going back to prison for a small offense”$70” soledad plead guilty for stealing and have to spend a year in prison ....   [tags: Prison, English-language films, Life imprisonment]

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A Police Officer, Colin Allcars

- A police officer, Colin Allcars (Allcars), is suing Harry’s Ammo World (HAW) for his medical expenses, personal injuries, pain and suffering. HAW sold a rifle to Dakota D. West without checking West’s background for felonies or drug use. Federal law prevents the sale of firearms to anyone with a felony or to anyone that uses illegal drugs. Dakota had been convicted of a felony and was also a user of marijuana. Two months after the sale Dakota’s brother took the rifle and took hostages. When the police were trying to subdue and arrest Dakota’s brother he shot and wounded Colin AllCars....   [tags: Tort, Negligence, Law, Tort law]

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I Am A Police Officer

- Introducion Before beginning my first simulation report I did not know what to expect. After reading our options I felt I may like I Am A Federal Judge the best. However, after completing all 3 simulations I most enjoyed I Am A Police Officer. Not only did I find chapter 4 the most interesting, I also had a better idea of what was expected in this report. I feel I learned the most from simulations 1 and 2 but by enjoyment purposes, I loved simulation 3. I really liked these exercises and look forward to more....   [tags: United States Constitution, U.S. state]

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Becoming A Police Officer Is For Complete Field Training

- After completing these courses, the final step before becoming a police officer is to complete field training. During this time, the cadet will team up with a higher ranked officer and go on a routine patrol. Many agencies make their recruits go through different shifts such as night shifts, day shifts, weekdays and weekend shifts. Moreover, to get full exposure to the reality of the job, the trainees are required to work in its different areas. According to the BJS, “The average time for this field training is about 180 hours or about 8 weeks.” However, training is never over when a person finishes field training and the academy, most agencies make them take educational classes o...   [tags: Police, Constable, Police brutality]

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Police Officer Has Too Much Power

- Introduction Police officers are trained by specific rules in the academy how to handle dangerous situations and how to prevent victims. Police officers in dangerous and extreme situations have to make split-second decisions about what to do next: fire their weapon or not. In recent years, many unarmed people were killed by police officers which made US nation to raise questions about whether the police make right decisions or whether the police have too much power. Since people don’t know by what rules police officers are trained to handle certain issues, we wonder why did the police officer killed an unarmed person and why the police officer didn’t do something else to prevent a dangerous...   [tags: Police, Constable, Police brutality]

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From Warrant Officer to Police Officer

- After completing the GEMS essay it was determined that I am an Upward Mobile Analyst; a technical expert. I agree with the conclusion that was made based on my responses to the survey. As a Warrant Officer in the Army National Guard I am expected to be a technical expert in my field, radar systems. I am also expected to be an expert in my career field as a police officer. I am expected to know the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and how to judiciously enforce them. I strive to learn and retain everything I can in order to be the most proficient soldier and police officer....   [tags: Vocational Traits]

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Police Officer Is The Incident With Mr. Terrence Crutcher

- Once again in the United States of America, another police officer has killed another civilian. The specific case that I saw was the incident with Mr. Terrence Crutcher. As many news stations reported he was walking with his hands up and putting them onto his car before being fatally shot by a police officer. Something that I find particularly disgusting with this incident is how the police officers were talking about Mr. Crutcher. A police officer was quoted saying, “ that looks like a bad dude too, could be on something.” As discussed in class the role of the police is usually to protect and maintain social order....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Black people]

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The Importance Of A Police Officer That Falls Into The Sector Of Justice Sector

- Section A Introduction Firstly, the job role I will be exploring is a police officer which falls into the sector of justice. Sector and Employer Moreover, the police officer can work in the statutory community justice sector, which is controlled and financed by the government. This sector is generally maintained by people who pay taxes and national insurance as well as it has been set up by acts of parliament and are funded by public money. The police officers in England and Wales are each given money from three main foundations....   [tags: Police, Constable, Metropolitan Police Service]

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The Worst Things About Being A Police Officer

- We often talk about all of the great reasons to be a police officer, and let there be no doubt: it really is a great career. But in truth, that decent salary and those great health and retirement benefits come with a price. First of all, between a lengthy hiring process and the rigorous academy training, it 's a hard job to get. Besides all that, though, once you get the job, you 'll quickly find working in law enforcement isn 't always what it 's cracked up to be. Just so you can 't say we never warned you, here are the 10 worst things about being a police officer....   [tags: Police, Law enforcement agency, Police brutality]

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Being A Police Officer Sounds Like A Good Job

- Santiago Benitez Ms. Elkeredy English 101 24 November, 2014 In The Line of Duty Being a police officer sounds like a good job to have for anyone who wants to do good things for their community. To begin, the daily routine as an officer is always changing; it does so because the central goal of law enforcement is to serve and protect people and their property in addition to keeping the public as safe as possible. Also, a typical day of a police is not that of a normal occupation. There are also requirements that need to be met in order to an officer of the law....   [tags: Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation]

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The Role Of A Police Officer And The African American Community

- If you ask most people the role of a police officer, they would probably tell you that it is to serve and protect their families and communities. However, when that question is posed to most members of the African American community the answer is dramatically different. As opposed to protecting and serving, many members of the African American community feel that police are a powerful occupying force and threat to the lives of their families and community members. In order to understand the feelings that African American’s have towards police officers, one would have to look at the facts....   [tags: United States, Police, African American]

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Why Police Officer Perceive Themselves As True Outsiders

- ) Why do police officer perceive themselves as true outsiders, especially after many years on the job. There of plenty of reasons why officers perceive themselves as true outsiders. One main factor has to do it the experience and perception of danger in these communities. Senior officers create memories of their experiences after a few years of duty that leaves a psychological scar that stick with them forever. This is the main reason they refer to themselves as true outsiders from the community that they serve (Haberfeld et al.2014, pg.200)....   [tags: Police, Constable, Psychology, Deadly force]

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Police Officer´s Responsibilities

- When you think of police what does it mean to you. The responsibility of a police officer is to protect the public and to serve the community. Also, they detect and to prevent crime, police officers strive to maintain the law. New police officers work with the general duty as patrol divisions, that provides a range of experiences and assignments. The General duty of policing involves patrolling in assigned areas to enforce laws, protect public safety, and arrest criminal suspects either by car, foot, bicycle, or in some cases, horse....   [tags: community, law, safety]

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Career: Police Officer

- CONTENTS PAGE Introduction: 1.1 Definition and description……………………………………………..pg 2 1.2 Qualifications…………………………………………………………….pg 2 Discussion 2.1 History……………………………………………………………………pg 2 2.2 Qualifications……………………………………………………………..pg 3 2.3 Duties………………………………………………………………………pg 3 2.4 Prospects………………………………………………………………….pg 4 2.5 Salary and Wages ……………………………………………………..pg 4 2.6 Unusual facts and information……………………………………….pg 4 Conclusion………………………………………………………………….pg 5 Recommendations……………………………………………………… pg 5 Bibliography ……………………………………………………………….pg 6 Pictures and diagrams…………………………………………………pg 7/8 Introduction: 1.1 Definition and description A police officer is a person...   [tags: Enforce Law, Make Arrests, Investigate Crime]

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Police Officer Discretion

- Discretion of a police officer is the subject I would like to tackle. In this paper I will discuss the issues I have with the discretion, the problems with these discretions I have, and how some officers may use discretion to their advantage. By the conclusion of the paper the reader will be educated on the subject of discretion and the issues facing it. Discretion is defined by Pollock (2010) as, “having the authority to choose between two or more courses of behavior. Law enforcement professionals have a great deal of discretion regarding when to enforce the law, how to enforce it, how to handle disputes, when to use force, and so on....   [tags: Law Enforcement]

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What does it Take to be a Police Officer?

- ... There they had statistics of the number of officers that died in the United States each year and how they died. I didn’t know so many officers died every year. Reminded me of how dangerous being a police officer can be. More officers die on duty in the state of California than any other state. Other websites gave me a lot of insight on things like the pay scale, minimum requirements, the danger, what I should expect to do as a police officer and how demanding both physically and mentally the job can be....   [tags: career in law enforcement]

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Why The Reasonable Man / Police Officer

- Why the “Reasonable Man/Police Officer” Test and Deterrence. Within the United State Supreme Court many tools are utilized to determine the final outcomes of cases. One of these tools is known as the “reasonable man/police officer” test. When it comes to keeping individuals out of the criminal justice system, the theory of deterrence is practiced. In this paper I will be discussing the importance of the “reasonable man/police officer” test and why it is used in the U.S. Supreme Court. I will also be discussing the importance of deterrence in our criminal justice system....   [tags: Criminal law, Crime]

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Police Accountability : An Effective Way Regulate Police Officer 's Behavior

- Police Accountability Police accountability is an effective way to regulate police officer’s behavior. Police accountability is applied in different ways and with different approaches. Some of these approaches include routine supervision, regular performance evaluations and early intervention systems. Police accountability is implemented by using external and internal controls. External controls include citizen complains reports and internal controls consist of early intervention systems. On the other hand, early intervention systems enhance a police officer’s accountability and overall performance....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police brutality]

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Police Officer Who Was Riding As A Two Man Unit Back

- Question 5 Myself and another police officer who was on probation, was riding as a two-man unit back in 2011 for one night. On that evening, my partner was driving for the duration of the shift. My partner made a vehicle traffic stop which lead to a DUI arrest. The DUI unit made the scene and the defendant was placed in the back seat of the DUI unit for testing. Me and my partner returned to our vehicle waiting on the DUI officer to finish his testing. While in the car, I started writing the arrest ticket along with other paperwork....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Constable]

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Police Officer Kim Workman As A Man Criminal Investigation Bureau Office

- Police officer Kim Workman was given the role as a one man Criminal Investigation Bureau office in Masterton. He had previously made friendships and built trust with the criminals and community before getting this role which he believes is the reason why after six months, there was a 43% increase in crime clearances. He learnt that within crime families, were people who wanted a better life for themselves and their family, who were prepared to support proactive policing if it was done within a context of mutual trust and respect....   [tags: Crime, Police, Criminology, Gang]

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Police Enforcement And Police Department

- Police and Community Demographics “The police are the people and the people are the police” those words, said by Sir Robert Peel, the father of community policing, describe how a well ran city and police department should be. The people of the community should feel comfortable enough with its own police department to act as the police department’s eyes. A police department can only afford to pay so many police officers, that it is virtually impossible to bring justice to all the wrong doings in the community....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police officer]

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