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POLICE: HISTORY Throughout the history of civilization, societies have sought protection for their members and possessions. In early civilizations, members of one's family provided this protection. Richard Lundman has suggested that the development of formal policing resulted from a process of three developmental stages. The first stage involves informal policing, where all members of a society share equally in the responsibility for providing protection and keeping order. The second stage, transitional...

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Police Agencies There are many different types of policing in the United States, most agencies operates through the government and the state itself these agencies consist of state and local agencies such as local PD, sheriff’s departments, highway patrol, and state troopers. The main purposes of these agencies are too investigate of suspected criminal activity, referral of the results of investigations to the courts, and the temporary detention of "suspected" criminals pending judicial action. Law...

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Police Discretion

Running head: POLICE DISCRETION Police Discretion CJA/342 University Of Phoenix Police Discretion Police discretion is an important tool in police work due to the law sometimes being too vague or ambiguous. Police officers are trained on different scenarios that one may come across while they are at the academy. The problem tends to arise when a police officer comes across a situation that they were not trained for, and since the academy cannot cover every possible scenario that...

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History of Police

History of Police History of Police The role of police officers is very significant to American history. Police work toward protecting citizens’ rights and helping America become the land of the free. The United States of America is built from the U.S. Constitution Bill of Rights and police play a major role in making sure American rights are met. Evolution has changed many of American history for the better; policing is part of those changes. As new issues in society arise, police must change...

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Miscommunication and the Police

The police force and miscommunication Before we start our presentation we have a few anouncements. At first we want to thank you for coming. Setting time limits: We’ll try to keep it fairly brief, the duration of the presentation will be between 15 and 20 minutes. Invitation to ask questions: We’ll be happy to answer any questions at the end. Giving an outline: We have divided our presentation in six chapters: * We’ll start with an introduction in chapter one; * Chapter two is about...

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Police History

Police History Chris Mayo CJA 214 January 29, 2013 James Taylor Police History Synopsis The concept of policing, based on English policing systems, brought to America by the earliest English colonists. Over time, the law enforcement system had changes, as a result titles, credentials, and responsibilities had major differences within the legal system. Looking into police history, it will determine how the law enforcement comes into place. Identifying and describing the impact of Sir Robert...

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Police Operations

Police Department Organization Paper “What if the structure of police organizations is shaped by factors beyond easy human contrivance, such as the size and age of the force, the degree of stability in the political environment, the complexity of governmental regulation, the geographical dispersion of the population, or the nature of police work itself” (Maguire 2003)? * In this paper I will describe in detail various types of police agencies at the local, state, and federal level and how...

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History of Police

of Police CJA 204 Introduction to Police Theory and Practices The History of Police Police practices have been around for many years. There have been a lot of changes since the early 1600s, when it started, and now. Used to be a requirement with no training or pay for this type of duty. Now in the 21st century you can make a career out of being a part of the police department. Around the 1630s during Colonial America there was no such thing as a criminal investigation for the police. The...

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Police Operations

Police OperationsShantia EzekielCJA214October 22, 2014 Ryan CarabelloPolice OperationsPolice officers have a daunting task of protecting and serving the community. This responsibility comes with many task and aspects. Some of the critical aspects of policing are, capturing suspects which hopefully involves non-lethal tactics more often than not, a very technological side of police actions, protecting people from threats foreign and domestic, and the danger that comes from all of it. Josh Stone...

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Police History

shall have, the same validity as my handwritten signature.   Student's signature (name typed here is equivalent to a signature): Melissa Sinnett 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...

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