Chapter 8“Field Operations”Dorismond, MajoriePoliceand SocietyProfessor TothIn this chapter there are many different abstracts that will be discussed. Patrol Function, Investigation Function, Historical Development, Random Patrol, Reactive Arrest, Police Pursuit, Focused Intervention and Innovation. All that have been listed is what I would be discussing in this research paper on Field Operation. For starters, this chapter is to describe how to change the process in police strategies. However, it gives clue points on importance of development and ways of learning how to manage community policing principal.
Field Operation is an operation that is organized in Law Enforcement to “Serve and Protect”, Patrol, Traffic, Investigation and General Calls for service. The values and mission of this operation is to assist agency’s reason for existence and its purpose. Broken Window is another word for Field Operation as a metaphor to deterioration of neighborhoods. Broken Window is an urban disorder and vandalism on crimes and antisocial behavior. Broken Window was created byJames Q. Wilson, a social scientist from Boston, Massachusetts. He created this theory to issue surrounding crime prevention was his biggest achievements. In his early career Wilson was bold to want to understand crimes regarding social ties in families and the community context. His creation of the Broken Window Theory came thus far with a lot of ambition on wanting to make society a safer place in his vision. He was a strong, focused, and courage’s individual who stood up for what he believed. The Broken Window Theory begun in 1982 by James his self and George Kelling.Patrol is the structure of policing central countenance of police operation. Field Operation is broken down into functions. (1) Patrol (2) Investigation. Police patrol has many different goals, such as identifying problems and solving problems in the community, traffic control/community policing, crime prevention and apprehension of offenders. Moving along, let’s speak about patrolling and their functions. They are three functions that patrolling is broken down into. Law Enforcement, Order Maintenance and Social Service. Ok now let’s talk about the functions of Patrol. First, Law Enforcement is a society act to organized manners to enforce the law by deterring criminal activities, making an arrest to those who violate the rules in our society.