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  • The Importance Of The Charter Of Rights And Power On Police Power

    2.) There is a lot of tension in society towards police and the power they have. Citizens also have rights, and these rights need to be balanced with police authority to ensure order and catch criminals. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms has a major influence on police power. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms impacts police powers by allowing the accused to challenge the actions of the police if their rights have been violated. It makes sure that there are some limits to what the police can do. There are rules set in place so that the accused are not violated and are treated fairly to an extent. The charter impacts how the police carry out their duties. The charter protects people against the power of the police. Without it, the police could carry out their actions in whatever form they wish, which would cause chaos. With rules set in place, the police have a limit to the force they can use depending on the situation. It gives the accused a chance to prove himself if they are not guilty, and gives them the right to express themselves if they were treated unfairly. Even though it has impacted police power, it has given the police the right to use a warrant to get DNA from the suspect, and to use force. “Police officers now have to clearly outline why they have conducted a search without a warrant, as warrant-less searches have been declared unreasonable. Another restriction relates to the investigative strategy of placing an undercover officer in a cell to get evidence…

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  • Mike Zellner Character Analysis

    People often believe police are terrible people, that they give out false accusations. That may be the case with some cops, but most police are there to help you. Mike Zellner, a retired policeman was one of those men who wanted to help people. He wanted to do everything he could to make people feel comfortable. Everyone loves people who help out and always have a smile on their face; Mike is one of those people and has done many heroic acts. He takes risks to help others, has heroic traits, and…

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  • Police Patrol

    Living where you police An issue that is in the administrations hand is, would it be effective for the police officers to live in the area in which they patrol? The reason this comes to question is because research has shown that residents that live in the area that the officers’ patrol, have an attitude toward the police officers (Allen & Michaux, 2013). What causes this problem? When talking to the residences, they believe that when the police officers that do not live in the area in which…

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  • Why Do People View Law Enforcement?

    In America today, there are some very different views on the police and how effective they are in protecting and serving. Many citizens believe police officers do their best to protect and serve the public. Though, some segments of the population see law enforcement in a negative light. The major differences in how people view law enforcement have traditionally been most clearly seen along demographic lines. One statistic showed, “68% of Whites and only 18% of Blacks expressed confidence in law…

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  • Community Oriented Policing Success: The Camden County Police Department

    been able to reduce the amount of gun violence in the area. Different from gun violence, The Key West Police Department decided to tackle increasing school and community involvement and to improve community partnerships. The Key West Police Department executed a Police Explorer program in a high school, to help students gain a positive perspective on police. The program was also intended to inspire the entire community to get involved with restoring trust in the area. The Police Explorer…

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  • Police Surveillance System

    and local police departments to enforce the law and maintain order. Police departments manage the police force, keep the peace, investigate crime and cooperate with the community to protect people’s lives and property. Although most of the staff at police stations, substations and precincts are police officers and detectives, police departments partner with auxiliary police officers who can be either part-time police officers or civilian volunteers. Most city police departments have an official…

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  • Essay On Body Cams

    Argumentative Essay #1: Technology reducing crime in society You turn to your left you see a phone, you turn to your right you see a surveillance camera. Cameras can be found anywhere. They help the society but also cause violence. People use cameras for good reasons, on the other hand, criminals use cameras to make your private life public. Overall, has cameras reduced violence? Cameras have reduced violence because people with camera phones can report incidents, body cams on officers reduce…

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  • Unethical Police Behavior

    The rating scale was: not serious, 2, 3, 4, and very serious. Officers were also asked to explain what punishment an officer would receive if the misconduct in each question was reported, as well as their thoughts on whether the corresponding punishment was justified. Additionally, the officer was also asked to indicate if they would report each behavior. The behaviors in the survey questions “ask questions about so called “noble cause corruption (Klockars, 1983) versus acts with acquisitive…

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  • Morgantown City Limit Analysis

    As of January first, all employs working within Morgantown city limits will see a three dollar per week fee automatically deducted from their income to pay the new city user service fee. This fee, costing each worker over $150 a year, is designed to pay for upgrades and upkeep to city roads and to finance Morgantown City Police. The city is charging this tax to those who work within city limits as a way to target those who are most likely to use the roads and police. Conservative city estimates…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Stop And Frisk

    Introduction Stop and frisk tactics have been used to preserve public safety and officer well-being. A stop and frisk is a non-intrusive police stop and pat-down based on the reasonable suspicion in relation to a crime that has happened, will happen, or is in the process of being carried out (Cornell Law School, 2017). Stop and frisk situations are highly common and the reported instances have increased by approximately 7% annually (Hovhannisyan, 2006). However, the approach is highly…

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