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1. Kansas City Experiment- 1974- tested to see if crime would go up or down by using marked patrol cars, no significant difference in crime rate nor did it make citizens feel any more secure 3. 3 Levels of Policing- 1) Federal- enforces federal laws 2) State- patrols the state highways, conducts statewide investigations 3) Local- municipal departments, investigates all types of criminal behavior 4. Uniform Crime Reports- each month, law enforcement agencies report the number of known index crimes in their jurisdiction to the FBI 6. Team Policing- officers are assigned on a semi-permanent basis in a given area (usually an area with problems) 7. Community Policing- most police departments realize this is the most important to serve the community they are in and work with the community 8. Police Sub-Culture- the way an officer acts while on the job 9 & 10. Legalistic Policing- strictly concerned with enforcing the letter of the law 11. Police Community Relations- involved with the community they serve 12. Watchman Style- concerned with order, maintenance and keeping the peace, they function to control illegal and distributive behavior 13. Problem solving Policing- 14. Police Discretion- individual officers have discretion when deciding what laws to enforce, the exercise of choice by officers in the disposition of suspects- based on
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SOC 170 taught by Professor Hanson during the Spring '07 term at Hartford.

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