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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. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. Organizational Structure

    that can enhance specific functions in any organization. As an illustration, the Puyallup Police Department has a functional organization structure (City of Puyallup, 2011). The head position in this organization is the Chief of Police. The lower position to the chief is the Deputy Chief. Below the...

  11. Dogs, More than just a pet

    will usually work much more effectively off lead than bloodhounds traditionally do. Today, police forces in most major cities use police dogs to track criminals, sniff out illegal materials, search buildings, and do other jobs human police officers can't do as well as a dog can. Not only are there...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. History of the Pennsylvania State Police

    , solving murders, arresting criminals, and protecting wildlife are all job functions of a trooper. With the risks of putting their lives in danger each and every day, they continue to protect and serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. Although some troopers have given the ultimate sacrifice to honor...

  16. Chain of Command in Law Enforcement

    eHow Careers & Work Careers Law 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...

  17. 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...

  18. Extraversion Factors

    with others like sales representative, purchasing officer, and customer service officer. Organization will enjoy the benefit to get more sales and revenue because the personality leads them has best performance for their job function. However, organization prefers introvert than extrovert for the...

  19. 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...

  20. Drug abuse on students

    crime. Although drugs threaten many homes and societies, their effects can be combated more effectively. Drug abuse causes multiple problems for families and communities. Addicts are often too sick, physically and mentally, to function as normal, responsible members of a family or of society...

  21. 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...

  22. Tasers Use

    There are many people living in America who don’t have any ideas 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...

  23. 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...

  24. Security and Risks

    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 and Mirrored Services of...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. Criminal Investigation

    tribunal of fact] to determine what happened and who is responsible”. It is a police officer’s role to observe, think about, and solve problems quantitatively and systematically. Police officers attend many scenarios and it is their job to discover the truth. The use of critical thinking and...

  28. 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...

  29. Criminolgy

    have learned lots of issues they face on a daily bases. Police officers become stress with their jobs which causes them to become violent to their families. I have the up most respect for Law enforcement officers and the work they do in our communities but for the system a whole I am pleased with the work they do each and everyday. Work cited from the Criminal Justice in America 5th edition of Cole and Smith....

  30. 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...