Police History

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Police History Paper
Melissa Sinnett
Introduction to Police Theories and Practices/CJA 214
12/02/2012
Mr. Clifton Franklin

As you sit on the side of the road with the blue lights of the police car parked behind you lighting up the interior of your car you sit and shake your head. The patrol officer walks up and politely asks you that one little question “Do you know why I pulled you over?” Of course you know because when the lights came on you looked down and the speedometer was just a little over the speed limit. You hand over your license, registration, and proof of insurance and he politely tells you he will be right back. While you are waiting and wondering whether he will give you a ticket or let you go you start to wonder how police became to be what they are today. Was there always a police system or did people just take care of issues themselves? With the way times have changed do all police work with...
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