Criminal Investigation Notes Essay

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Chapter 9 Wrongful Deaths Homicide numbers decline from 2009 to 2010 Peaked in 2001 4.8 offenders per 100K 88% know each other (victim and offender) Officers Killed * 48 nationally * 45 by firearm * 47 male * 19 with firearm within 5 feet Officers assaulted * Underreported * 57 thousand * 10 per 100 officers
Modes of Death Accidental * Car crash * Fall * Industrial accident * Work related accidents Natural * Heart attack * Old age
Suicide

Murder Murder Classifications * First degree * Second degree Manslaughter * Voluntary * -------> unintentional shooting * Involuntary *
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Retrieve video
Witnesses
Locate evidence * Anything left behind
Difficult to investigate robberies * Reactive * Non accurate description * Incident not reported until after the offender has left the scene * Items taken are hard to identify
Hostages
* Preserve life * Apprehend perp * Recover/protect property taken
Community Policing * Changing the way things are done * Able to problem solve for community * If you solve the problems, crime will go away * Changing a mindset
Historical Overview * Traditional policing - reactive * Professional policing - 50s to 60s, more military style
Flint Michigan - first to use in early 1980s Broken Windows (1982) * Take care of small things so quality of life improves
Community policing - not a government program * Govt programs have a specific goal * Community policing isn't funded by government * Programs have a set goal and a set beginning and end * -------> community policing does not Elements Value orientation * Customer service aspect
Commitment to solving the problem * Reactive vs Proactive
Neighborhood Orientation * Community organizations * Crime watch programs
Commitment to Customer Satisfication * Go back until problem is solved
Partnership
* Community involved with solving of problem
Empowerment
* Giving people throughout the community power *

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