CRIMINOLOGY AND POLICE SCIENCE
NAME OF THE RESEARCH : Public confidence on police
ASSIGNMENT NO: 01
SUBMITTED TO, SUBMITTED BY,
COURSE TEACHER NAME: . NAME: MD. Rakibul Islam
ROLL NO: CP07040
1ST Year, 2ND semester
MD. ASADAZZAMAN SADDI SESSION: 2006-07
CHAIRMAN OF THE DEPT. OF
CPS SUBMISSION DATE: 03-05-10
A STUDY ON “PUBLIC CONFIDENCE ON POLICE”
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Police are agents or agencies empowered to use force and other forms of coercion and legal means to effect public and social order. The term is most commonly associated with police departments of a state that are authorized to exercise the police power of that state within a defined legal or territorial area of responsibility. The word comes from the Latin politia (“civil administration”), which itself derives from the Ancient Greek πόλις, for polis ("city").The first police force comparable to the present-day police was established in 1667 under King Louis XIV in France, although modern police usually trace their origins to the 1800 establishment of the Marine Police in London, the Glasgow Police, and the Napoleonic police of Paris
The Armed Police is an elite unit of the national police system that is specifically charged with responding to violent disturbances and threats to public order whenever local police units prove unequal to the challenge. Functioning under the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Armed Police responds to emergencies anywhere in the country. The unit ordinarily cooperates closely... [continues]
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