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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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assessment 3 contemp policing

 ‘Police legitimacy has been described as the public’s belief that the police perform their job well, that they are honest and that police officers can secure public confidence in their ability to preform their job (Hinds and Murphy 2007)’. Therefore it is essential to understand the important roles police officers preform in society. According to Bowling and Philips (2004), ‘the police are people sanctioned by the state with power to enforce the law and keep order’. However the role of a sworn...

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Serpico

system called the police force, that enable the law enforcement to flourish off of bribery, graft, and comprise. After Serpico made this decision to try and change the fraud happening in law enforcement, he had gained a lot of enemies rather than allies due to the reputation he garnered. For example during a drug raid his fellow partner was reluctant to come to his aid, so he was shot in the face. From then on, Serpico was life was put into danger by his fellow colleagues. Police Officers were baffled...

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cultural concerns in the criminal justice

jurors. Not only has the jury become more diverse but also the criminal justice system is also known for its diversity among police officers which is a positive sign that there is equality among its departments. When law enforcement officers work with others of different cultures and sex they tend to demonstrate greater sensitivity toward others including their colleagues. Police departments encourage and mentor females and minority youths to consider entering the field in law enforcement. In 1829...

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The Importance of Report Writing in Law Enforcment

regarding police work is that it is all about action and high-speed pursuits. However a less frequently mentioned aspect of police work is documentation in the form of police report writing but it serves as one of the most important tools that a police officer can utilize to help them do their jobs. Police report writing is important for a number of reasons, mainly because of the vast number of suspects that police officers deal with on a daily basis. So it is virtually impossible for any police officer...

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La Confidential Corruption: Morality

For years police corruption has been a major problem in American society but where is the line between moral and unethical police corruption, many modern movies address this vary issue. Some films portray how types of police corruption can have a positive influence on society, while others show the dark side of police corruption. Many law enforcement agents join the criminal justice with the basic idea of "justice for all," however, most of them do not realize that the nice guy doesn't always win...

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Jonbenet

her surprise “found” a note on her steps. This note was a ransom note demanding $118,000 or she would never see her daughter JonBenét again. The note also told her she must remain silent and not contact friends or the police. Patsy panicked and contacted police right away. The police arrived and searched the place and later discovered JonBenéts corpse in the basement in the wine cellar. She was found with ropes around her neck and her hands tied above her head. Also with later examination was found...

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Analysis: The Black Lives Movement

clarity about long range, radical goals, about their vision. They are savvy and wise, filled with love and caring for each other and for everyone who has suffered the terror of police violence: youth, their families and loved ones, allied people of color, trans and LGBTQ youth, native and Palestinian people, victims of police violence and whole communities (Dohrn, 2015). A. Problems with Black Lives Movement According to the Black Lives Movement, there are eleven misconceptions about the black lives...

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The Unwritten Code

The Unwritten Code The Police “Code of Silence” is an unspoken rule among many police agencies in the country. It is a code of “honor” in the police brotherhood where giving information about another police officers wrongdoings is considered an act of betrayal. Other terms for the code include: “The Thin Blue Line,” and “The Wall of Silence.” Police academies across the nation are close-knit communities of law enforcement. From the first day on the job to the last, every officer is supposed to count...

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Cultural Analysis

companies that will be analyzed about their cultures will be the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department and McDonalds. Eight major elements of their cultures will be analyzed as well as their values, symbols, heroes, rituals, informal rules, organizational communication style, history, and place. The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department’s purpose is to protect the citizens and visitors of Kansas City, Kansas. The Police Department enforces Federal laws, State laws, and City Ordinances. The purpose of...

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