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Relationship Between Public and Private Police Susana Lugo CJS/250 Dec 13th, 2015 John Adams
Relationship Between Public and Private Police The relationship between public and private police, initially it was the responsibility of the public police law enforcement to provide protection to all society and the property that existed within the jurisdictions these police officers served. In contemporary day, public and private police officials can be found working hand in hand on a regular basis at numerous public and private events-functions. In addition, it is not uncommon to observe police officers working part time jobs with private security officials in order to safeguard valuable assets. Certain jurisdictions throughout the United States, have giving special private security officers arrest powers as a result of the lack of public security officers available. One major difference that has been slowly but steadily changing is the mandatory training required for both the public and private security officers. The training and education a public police officer must complete in order to be hired by any department, is on average far more in depth than that of a private security officer who usually is forced to submit to a standard drug test and a basic back ground criminal investigation check. But the

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