CJ 10-23 - -involved 3 areas of Kansas City that were...

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3 Missions of Police 1) Crime control -Proactive Policing: preventive 1. Decoys 2. Undercover 3. Saturation patrol 4. Informants 5. Targeting repeat offenders -Reactive Policing: responding to calls from witnesses to crime 2) Maintaining order -Breaches of minimum standards of decency (public drunkenness) -Domestic disturbances *disorderly conduct *Minneapolis domestic violence study (1980-83) -by arresting the offender, only 1/2 were likely to reoffend 3) Community service -Tourists -Mentally ill Historical -3 Ancient strategies 1) Walling- building walls around communities a. Gated communities 2) Wariness- curfews 3) Watching- joint effort between civilians and police to notice suspicious people/activities a. Neighborhood watch b. Cops *Kansas City Patrol Study
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Unformatted text preview: -involved 3 areas of Kansas City that were demographically the same (also had same crime rates)-Patrol strategies 1. Traditional preventive patrol (police car patrols area when not responding to calls- 2 times during duty) 2. Proactive patrol (increase patrol- 6 times during duty) 3. No patrol *patrolling made no difference in crime rates *San Diego Study- Single officer study (1970s) 1. Cost efficient- single officer 2. Resisting arrest (least likely)- single officer (less of a threat) 3. Least likely to have an assault an officer- single officer 4. Least likely to result in injury to officer- single officer 5. Citizen complaints of police brutality- single officer...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course CJ 2300 taught by Professor Colton during the Fall '07 term at Saint Mary's University Texas.

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