"Law Enforcement Agency" Essays and Research Papers

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Criminal Justice Organizational Trends Paper

individuals handled the majority of criminal justice functions. The privatization of law enforcement services are on the rise, and as a result law enforcement agencies will be in competition with private organizations for law enforcement services (Harvey). It's time for American police to remember that they are supposed to protect and serve our communities, not wage war on the people who live in them (n.d.). Law enforcement agencies everywhere are spending billions of dollars on military type equipment to...

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Wk 8 Assignment 3 CIS

 Assignment 3: Law Enforcement Challenges Angela Marshall Professor Christopher Young Strayer University/Information Technology in Crime March 1, 2015 The greatest challenge facing law enforcement agencies investigating exploitation, cyber stalking, and obscenity. Law enforcement agencies face many challenges that deal with cybercrime. One of the greatest challenges facing law enforcement agencies in investigating exploitation, cyber stalking, and obscenity is the power of anonymity...

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Policing Funtions Paper

Abstract Law enforcement in the United States have three levels of law enforcement that are local, state, and federal who have tasks every day , but their functions are somewhat distinct. Their main purpose of their daily objective is to serve and protect all citizens from any harm, and they also enforce all laws to people violating them as well. Because each agency has their distinct aspects in their work, this paper will provide a detailed summary of the local, state, and federal law enforcement, and...

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Policing Functions Paper

everyday. Law enforcement has different branches that oversee a variety of jurisdictions. All of these variety jurisdictions have a main purpose, to protect citizens and enforce laws that have been passed. Depending on your jurisdiction and what you are doing will decide on what type of law enforcement will be assisting you in the activity. The various policing functions of local, state and federal all have their own roles and are important for each jurisdiction. The most common law enforcement...

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Police and Evidence-based Policing

organizations were formed to conduct studies on how to better prevent crime and increase the public's confidence in law enforcement. The first of which was the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration created by Congress in 1969. There are many benefits to using an evidence-based policing stance, such as being able to see the actual results of your policies. This enables an agency to make necessary changes to the way they operate inorder to accomplish their missions more effectively, such...

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Women in Law Enforcement

Women in Law Enforcement Essay There are many stereotypes that women in law enforcement field had to face throughout time. Women troubled with being taken serious as a crime fighter, or if a women would ever be allowed to become a police officer, was a question because women are usually viewed from others as too small, weak and gentle to ever be taken serious from the public. In this research paper I will explain the background on women in the law enforcement and how women have the same intelligence...

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United States Secret Service

UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE Abstract The United States Secret Service was created in 1865 as a federal law enforcement agency within the Treasury Department. It derives its legal authority from Title 18, United States Code, and Section 3056. It was established for the express function of stopping counterfeiting operations which had spread out in our country following the introduction of paper currency during the Civil War. The Secret Service maintains its role as guardian of the integrity...

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Barriers to Effective Communication

completion of the communication process. Law Enforcement agencies are susceptible to the consequences of ineffective communication and should work toward reducing and eliminating barriers blocking the flow of communication. Organizational flaws in the entangled hodgepodge of agencies within the American criminal justice system cause various communication barriers resulting in confusion and inefficiencies throughout the system. Law enforcement agencies began sharing more information after the attacks...

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Alan Pinkerton Biography

public police agencies could not provide to the citizens. In 1852 he founded his own detective agency known as the Pinkerton National Detective Agency. His success of catching criminals led to contracts with the government to help protect the post office from robbery and to investigate issues concerning counterfeit money (Biography of Allan Pinkerton, n.d.). After being contracted by six railroad companies to establish a railroad police agency in 1855. The Agency was called...

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Measuring Crime

the United States? There are so many different police agencies and levels here in the United States. Here are a few of the Federal policing agencies: Department of agriculture, commerce, Defense, FBI, and justice, but there are 15 Federal departments. The State level agencies consist of highway patrols, port authorities, state police, fish and wild life police which are only a few of the state levels agencies. At the local level agencies, there are campus, constables, transit police, and sheriff’s...

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