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intro to law
|chain of command
|an official hierarchy of authority that dictates who is in charge of whom and of whom permission must be asked.
|an entity external to the police department's internal affairs, and consists of citizens from outside the department, appointed by the mayor or other senior government officials.
|appointed by the chief of police, or by deputy sheriff, who has met the specific application, background and training requirements for patrolling her neighborhood or city subdivision to observe and report suspicious persons and criminal activity.
|the system of allocating police officers to particular areas so that they become familiar with the local inhabitants.
|is a combination of management, philosophy, and organizational management tools for police departments.
|dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery.
|the attempt to reduce and deter crime and criminals.
|a person, especially a police officer, whose occupation is to investigate and solve crimes.
|someone designated or trained to respond to an emergency.
|field training officer
|an experienced or senior member of an organization who is responsible for the training and evaluation of a junior or probationary level member.
|a division of a law enforcement agency that investigates incidents and possible suspicions of law-breaking and professional misconduct attributed to officers on the force
|a program of systematic local vigilance by residents of a neighborhood to discourage crime, especially burglary.
|the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another.
|to cause a state or situation in which one country or group (such as a political party) has more power than a competing one
|law enforcement bodies that are owned and/or controlled by non-governmental entities.
|one of the most simple and effective ways of protecting your possessions.
|the use of race or ethnicity as grounds for suspecting someone of having committed an offense.
|a place of refuge or security.
|a deceptive operation designed to catch a person committing a crime.
|use of force
|amount of effort required by police to compel compliance by an unwilling subject
|a member of a self-appointed group of citizens who undertake law enforcement in their community without legal authority, typically because the legal agencies are thought to be inadequate.
|refusal to accept antisocial behavior, typically by strict and uncompromising application of the law.