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60 Free Essays on Police Job Function

  1. Cja214Wk2Paper2

    and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations (http://job-descriptions.careerplanner.com/Police-Patrol). The role and functions of a patrol officer is so complex they must also identify, pursue, and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal’s acts, record the facts to prepare reports...

  2. Police Functions

    Law enforcement agencies have many different functions. Federal, state and local levels each are organized to effectively provide the services the public needs. Together these agencies work to accomplish numerous tasks. Although each level of police agency has its own responsibilities and job...

  3. Organization of the Police Department

    duties that are distinct from that of a patrol officer and vice versa. Each division has their own purpose to achieve certain functions within the department, to maintain effective functions within the police department. As well, area and time are also distinct among the departments. Police...

  4. Police Role

    reporting; Civil rights; Mental preparation for hostility; and Criminal psychology. While education is important, police officer recruits must learn by doing. Police jobs are dangerous, and they require specific training to succeed in the field. Therefore, recruits also obtain work experience under the...

  5. Criminal Justice

    different functions and tasks that the job demands. Although the physical agility test is considered a crucial part of the selection process, it has undergone through many changes because at the beginning it kept many women from passing and therefore becoming police officers. However, affirmative...

  6. Week 2

    Police Functions Kyra Kirkland CJA/394 March 19, 2012 Dr. Hector Garcia Police Functions Over the years, police have been portrayed in the media, television shows, and the local newspaper as crime fighting heroes. This portrayal would make one think a police officer is always out doing a...

  7. Discussion Forum 1

    to operate. While stakeholder interest may be different in a nonprofit versus a for-profit organization, management has the same duty to do the best job with the resources available for the good of the company in the most efficient and effective manner possible. The profit made by for profit organizations...

  8. Tasers Use

    about the work of police and why they do all the different things that they do. The job of police is a large scope and is full of high complexity. In this essay, I plan to discuss some of the duties that police officers do base on my observation riding alongside with the Atlanta Police Department to give...

  9. History of the Pennsylvania State Police

    The Pennsylvania State Police is the first and finest police agency in America. With the passing of Senate Bill 278, Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker created the Pennsylvania State Police. Through many ups and downs since its inception, it continues to be the best in the nation. Patrolling highways, solving...

  10. Functions of Management

    required to achieve goals. (Bateman & Snell, n.d., p. 20) Some of the tasks involved in the organizing function would be recruiting, specifying job descriptions, and allocation of funds and resources. One major organizational function by management within the police department where I work is to...

  11. Compare and Contrast Order Maintenance Responsibilities

    in the United States, New Zealand and Japan will be discussed. Order maintenance is an essential function of the police. To maintain order police must be able to control the behavior of most individuals in society and keep them within agreement with the law. Unless the authorities can secure...

  12. Security and Risks

    Define private security • What is security? • What is private security? • Difficulties in defining private security. • Role and functions of public and private security. Evolution of private security • Types of security measures uses in ancient times compared to present. Growth...

  13. Human Resourse

    from the discussion to the analysis of training and welfare, including their challenges and imperatives in the governance of the Nigeria Police Force. In order to contextualize the discussion on human resources management, we provide an overview of the functions and powers of the Nigeria Police...

  14. The Movie: Training Day V. Real Policing

    The job of a police officer is extremely prestigious and commands a great deal of respect. It can also be very controlling and demanding. They work long and vigorous hours to sustain law and order, provide services to the public to guarantee their safety, and protection of their property. The...

  15. Acts That Govern the 3 Spheres of Sa Government

    effect to the provision of section 206(6) of the Constitution establishing and assigning functions to the Directorate on national and provincial level; * to ensure independent oversight of the South African Police Service and 15 Municipal Police Services * to align provincial strategic...

  16. Criminolgy

    Reflective Essay 26th, October 2009 The purpose of this reflective paper is to define the role and function of the criminal justice system, relate the definitions to actual experience, discuss your attitude philosophy and assumptions about the criminal justice system and evaluate your overall...

  17. Drug abuse on students

    mentally, to function as normal, responsible members of a family or of society. For example, they often neglect or abuse their families and strain these relationships and resources, especially if they eventually require expensive treatment or hospitalization. Adult addicts may lose their jobs and, therefore...

  18. Dogs, More than just a pet

    called, be given excessive eye contact, noises made at it, or made the center of attention. These may all cause the dog to take its concentration off the job and put the handler’s safety at risk. The Assistance Dog is fed a balanced diet by its handler. Other people should never feed the Assistance Dog. It...

  19. Foundations of Strategic Management

    Management The WA Police has implemented the following formal set of values to demonstrate what the organisation stands for and the principles on which the organisation functions. The Western Australia Police – Our Values (2008, pp. 1 - 5) list these values as: • Honesty: to ourselves, our jobs...

  20. Policing Funtions Paper

    witnesses. The police officers do have their chief in command who they vote for which is called the “Chief of Police”, their job is to make sure his or her officers are committing to their job, and are given their specific rules each day by the chief to keep safe on patrol. The local police officers...

  21. Chain of Command in Law Enforcement

    Enforcement Jobs The Purpose of the Command Structure in a Police Department The Purpose of the Command Structure in a Police Department By Tanya Gulliver, eHow Contributor Share Print this article The Purpose of the Command Structure in a Police Department thumbnail The police command...

  22. Cjs 210 Week Checkpoint

    effectiveness of the police department. Police have areas, or a beat, that they are assigned to in order to maintain order, enforce the law, and provide services to citizens. The patrolmen have times that they are assigned to these areas since the job is one that is a twenty-four hour job and areas must be...

  23. Police Courts and Corrections

    officials. * Functions: Police must prevent and control conduct widely recognized as threatening to life or property. Aid must be given to individuals who are in danger of physical harm, such as the victims of violent attacks. Officials must facilitate the movement of people and vehicles...

  24. Criminal Justice

    community. They must have good rapport with the people. Applying these strategies mean working as a team and remains dedicated to do the job. In exercising police functions, the three levels of enforcement are designed to work independently in order to maintain peace and order. The local Police. The...

  25. Principles of Managment

    Department in Sibu Police Headquarters. Shakespear : since you Acting Head Administration Department, what job scope you have been responsible? Insp. Wong : My responsible in this deparment is manage all the general document, like manage the police officer file,everything about course policeman need...

  26. Criminal Investigation

    combines them into a legal brief of evidence that proves the guilt of the accused beyond reasonable doubt. All investigations that are undertaken by police must be premised on a genuine and dedicated search for the truth. Through the use of a logical sequence, legally obtained physical evidence, the suspects...

  27. Abu Dhabi Police Pestel Analysis

     Technological factors  Demographic factors  Legal factors 7. Roles and functions of the HRM Type of Business Abu Dhabi Police is a bureaucratic organization set with the aim of improving security to the people. It mainly achieves its objective through the reduction of fear...

  28. Officer Selection & Training

    assigned to an officer, as well as be able to perform the functions of the job physically. Since police officers work with the public, they must make sure that every officer hired has the essential requirements to deal with the various conditions that an officer encounters everyday. Many police...

  29. Paper on the Internal and External Mechanisms That Control Police Discretion

    Police Department Roles and Functions Paper University of Phoenix Shannon Eldridge CJA214 December 4, 2012 Raymond Smith Police Department Roles and Functions Have you ever wondered what the purpose of having police patrol in every city is? They are here to...

  30. Organizational Structure

    many functions of an organization. Structure dictates direction, decision making authority, distribution of funds, and policies to support company strategies. There are different structure concepts that can enhance specific functions in any organization. As an illustration, the Puyallup Police Department...