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  • Conflict Between Supervisor Y And Subordinates

    Working for a law enforcement agency whether you are a certified officers or a civilian supervisor. All personnel take an oath and have a duty to protect and serve. We as Americans tend hold law enforcement personnel higher standard because we hope they have the moral virtue to do what is right and lead by example to make a unit run efficiently. However, when a leader is a psychological egoist with a utilitarian view, many times he/she tips the scales of right and wrong in order to give their subordinates what they desire to make them happy, content and submissive. Even if this means allowing the subordinates are not following policies or protocols that the agency puts in place. One division within the Sheriff’s office is communications.…

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  • Police Corruption And Misconduct Analysis

    years, the accusations of corruption and misconduct within the numerous law enforcement agencies in the United States alone has sky rocketed. Due to the amount of accusations of police corruption throughout the last few decades, they created something called a civilian or citizen oversight. “An oversight can be established as a response to problems within a law enforcement agency or to…

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  • The Importance Of Personal Privacy And Civil Liberties

    the world views terrorism, the wars in in Iraq and Afghanistan claimed the lives of thousands and we the United States have taken massive counterterrorism measures home with us. The United States Patriot Act of 2001 made significant changes in the structure of federal law enforcement, it was revised in 2006 and in 2004 when the 9/11 commission called for a complete overhaul of the U.S. intelligence system the National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan or NCISP set standards for a new system of…

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  • Argumentative Essay: What´s Civil Forfeiture?

    A countless number of law-abiding American's lose thousands of their legally acquired cash because of faulty civil forfeiture laws that allow law enforcement to walk away with it. The law began with good intention-to prevent people from profiting from their crimes reduces crime. Nonetheless, any good intention is lost when the agencies who confiscated the property don't return it to the innocent-because the accused then become the victims. What is "Civil Forfeiture?" Civil forfeiture is an…

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  • School Resource Officer Guiding Ethical Principles And Responsibilities

    conducting criminal investigations. The School Resource Officer is a strange creature. The majority of School Resource Officers are the most flexible officer of all law enforcement officers. They possess the greatest range of personalities and capabilities. School Resource Officers are best described as warriors. They are ones who can hold the mightiest sword one hand and the most fragile child’s hand in the other. But not everyone can be a School Resource Officer. The Majority of School…

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  • Trends In Law Enforcement Essay

    networks of businesses and government agencies. The problem is personal and sensitive data can be stolen or destroyed. Cyber crime is no different than traditional crimes as the objective is to make money as quickly and efficiently as possible.…

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  • United States Marshals Service Case Study

    These officers are also the most visible law enforcement officials. Local law enforcement officials perform their sworn duties within cities, villages, and townships. Just like state and federal officers, these individuals are armed whether on or off duty; unlike state and federal officers, local law enforcement agencies protect the citizens and enforce the laws of the United States, their state government, and their local municipality within their assigned jurisdictions…

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  • Issues In Law Enforcement

    was not for the hand of the law. Apart of the hand of the law is law enforcement or police officers, which are officers sworn to protect and severe the citizens of the United States great society. (Ortmeier, 7/2005, p. 14) Having laws without people to enforce them or allow people to take the law into their own hands, has had significant issues in the past. (Ortmeier, 7/2005, p. 7) Within the United States law enforcement is divided into three major divisions, who are all responsible for protect…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Stun Gun

    Law enforcement agencies have significantly changed over the past several decades and they will only continue to change as time goes by. The new technological advances that have occurred over the past several years have allowed agencies to adopt newer and more efficient gadgets. One of these new gadgets that many law enforcement agencies have adopted is the stun gun. According to Michael D. White and Justine Ready from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, there are over 8,000 law enforcement…

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  • Rater Errors

    The largest downfalls are the rater errors mentioned above. Another method is officer surveys as they “provide insight into the level of professionalism at an agency” (Davis, 2012, p. 4). However, these are one sided and the community’s view is lost. “Community surveys involve interviewing a random or representative sample of the community to gauge people’s opinions of police effectiveness or police misconduct” (Davis, 2012, p. 4). The problem with these are that they can be “influenced by…

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