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  • Pros And Cons Of Police Officer

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    Along with the leadership skills that the officers will be required to teach recruits, there will also be hands on parts to the training process. These parts of the training will last for two hours of each four hour session. This particular part of the session will not cost money because of the fact that if equipment of any kind is needed the tools used by the Department to train the Cadets in the Cadet Program would be an option. The Training Officers would come up with exercises of their choosing

  • Stereotypes Of Police Officers

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    Rough Draft What do people see in a police officer? When a police officer walks into a public area he or she is judged immediately due to recent news and stereotypes. The stereotypical officer with his or her gun strapped to their pants and sunglasses on their head stand out to the average eye. Society deems these individuals as too powerful and potentially harmful to the public for many reasons. Young people mainly think that most cops are unjust and abuse their power, sadly this is not the case

  • citizen vs police officer

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    Citizen vs. the Police Office I interviewed Lieutenant Harris of the Hattiesburg Police Department. He has been the Lieutenant for two years, and beforehand was Sargent at the Hattiesburg Police Department. Lieutenant Harris is from Gulfport, Mississippi and has been with Hattiesburg Police Department for seven years. Since being a Lieutenant, he is over the net and strike team. The net and strike teams are the drug prevention section of the police department. They also deal with gang violence and

  • Persuasive Essay On Police Officers

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    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

  • The Abuse Of Power By Police Officers

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    such thing does not exist, America 's Police Department seem to have a pretty good idea of what a criminal should look like. As Benjamin Spock once said: "Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal.” Thus, unfortunately, being victim of police 's power abuse is a reality that many people have been suffering from in the past years. The abuse of power by police officers is a known fact, and the government

  • Job of a Police Officer

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    Police officers are some of the most important people in a society, and because of that they have a very risky and dangerous job, but also rewarding and exciting. Police officers work to protect public order, prevent crime, and arrest criminals. A police officers job can be very rewarding because helping people can feel really good. A police officers job is also very exciting and random because they never know what they will see when they respond to a call. Police officers are expected to go into

  • Reserve Officer Essay: Being A Police Officer

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    you imagine being a police officer? Risking your life almost every day, always holding the power of the law in your hands? Perhaps carrying a gun and having to decide when to use it? Knowing that your actions could have a huge impact on someone's life? Knowing that the general populace depends on you for their safety? Now imagine doing this for free. Reserve police officers volunteer their time to work as police officers. They have the same duties in many cases as regular officers, but they work for

  • The Impact of Rotating Shift Work on Police Officers

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    Studies have shown that officers working rotating shifts sleep one to four hours less on average than those assigned to permanent shifts (Aveni, 1999). Some of these officers develop a long term sleep deficiency that can never be recovered. Officers that are sleep deprived are not only operating at an unsafe level, but have been found to have the same level of performance as someone with an alcohol impairment between 0.04% and 0.08% BAC and would be presumed to be legally unsafe to operate a motor

  • Police Officers and Stress

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    resources to deal with challenges or life threatening situations. Temporary stress gives us an extra boost in escaping danger by increasing the speed of our reactions. Police stress, however; refers to the negative pressures related to police work (Police Stress). Police Officers are under a great deal of stress on a daily basis. Types of Police stress includes: external, organizational, personal, and operational. Many factors lead to these stressors, such as; poor training, substandard equipment, poor pay

  • History Of Police Officers

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    Today 's police officer in the United States has evolved in many ways from when the first police department, the Philadelphia Police Department, formed in 1751. Police officers now go through extensive training, are better educated, physically fit, and have access to vast technologies in the fight against crime. Yet even with these additional attributes, the primary role of the police officer has remained the same, to serve and protect. The people who take up this profession do it knowing that it