(20 What Do the Police Do to Control Delinquency

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Agnew (20) What Do the Police Do to Control Delinquency?
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Discussion Questions 1. Describe the major characteristics of preventative patrol. l 2. Discuss the general effectiveness of preventative patrol in controlling crime. l 3. Describe the three major strategies for improving police effectiveness in controlling crime. l 4. Describe how the police “crack
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How Police Operate Preventative patrol is major type of policing l 1. uniformed officers cruise beats in marked patrol cars l 2. most departments have juvenile officers or divisions that handle special youth problems l 3. Preventative patrol somewhat effective in controlling crime and delinquency
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Primarily reactive in nature l Usually do not catch offenders l 1. twenty percent of all crimes known to police result in arrest a. offenders most likely apprehended if caught at crime scene or can be identified b. identification of offenders more likely with violent than with property crimes l 2. efforts to increase response time to crimes has made little difference
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Police usually do not arrest offenders they catch l 1. most suspected offenders are
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This note was uploaded on 07/09/2008 for the course CRJU 360 taught by Professor Spencer during the Summer '08 term at Northeastern.

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