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  • Police Officer

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    Police Officer Its two o’ clock in the morning. You wake up to the sound of a drug-addict vandalizing a mobile home. When this happens, who do you call? Not your mother, but the cops. The typical cop faces this situation on a regular basis. A policemen’s life is far from Hollywood; it is quite difficult to work where most people don’t acknowledge your life or job. Most people think of policemen as a nuisance, but cops are much more than that; they save lives. Policemen keep the peace, enforce laws

  • The Role Of Police Officers

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    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. In

  • The Job of Police Officers

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    The Job of Police Officers A police officer’s duty is to maintain public order, preventing, and detecting crime. The concept of police officers, also known as cops, and law enforcement has been around ever since the ancient Romans had a theory that an organization of “peacekeepers” would reduce the crime and violence being committed. This theory stuck with society and is still around today. People of law enforcement have a mission when they step into their police car, that mission is to enforce

  • Police Officer And The Police Department

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    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

  • Protecting Police Officers

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    Protecting Police Officers Would you risk your life for a million bucks? A police officer or deputy does it for a lot less! Those words were displayed on a huge billboard sign located along a Maryland roadway. Law enforcement officers (LEOs) all across the United States do this on a daily basis. However, in the State of Maryland, the penalties for assaulting a police dog are tougher than for assaulting a police dog’s handler (Abruzzese, 2005). In Maryland, assaulting LEOs is considered the equivalent

  • Interview to a Police Officer

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    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

  • Hiring Police Officers

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    Hiring Police Officers Hiring police officers to perform private security work has positive aspects and potential pitfalls. Business owners vary in their opinion on hiring police officers. Liability and cost are reasons some prefer to hire private security guards or take other security measures. Other business owners prefer the training, professionalism, deterrence, and authority that come with hiring a police officer. Due to lawsuits involving off-duty police officers, the Courts have had to

  • Police Officer

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    being a police officer. Since I was a child I have always wanted to be a police officer when I grow up. My neighbors and I always use to play cops and robbers growing up, and I would always want to be the cop. I would also and still always watch the show “Cops”. I like the show because it is very interesting and I could see myself pursuing that career. That is where it all started. Being a police officer means that you are willing to sacrifice your life for the well-being of others. Police officers

  • police officer

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    their careers or jobs. The career field that caught my attention was the police officer. He explained the everyday expectation of a police officers, the mental and physical challenges an officer goes through while on duty. The police officer continued to give examples and show us common mistakes citizens have about police officer. He explained the task of a police officer varies from day to day. The career of a police officer brings a different challenge every day and you have to be mentally and physically

  • Career: Police Officer

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    A police officer is a person who has to enforce the law, investigates crimes and has the power to make arrests. The police department in Australia is called the Australian Federal Police or AFP for short. Policemen are responsible for making sure everyone is following the laws in all states and territories. The AFP headquarters are in Canberra, Australia. Police officers can have many different aspects of their job, from patrolling general areas to raiding houses and making arrests. Police officers