CLJ Test 2 Vocab

CLJ Test 2 Vocab - CLJ Test 2 Vocab 1 Vigilante group group...

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CLJ Test 2 Vocab 1. Vigilante group- group of private citizens taking the law into their own hands by tracking down criminals and punishing them. 2. Marshal- Federal law enforcement officer of the U.S. Marshal Service; formerly, federal law enforcement officer in territories. 3. Third degree- torturing a suspect to gain information. 4. Operations Bureau- unit of a police department responsible for the functions associated with the primary law enforcement mission. 5. Line functions- law enforcement functions of a police department. 6. Services bureau- unit of a police department that provides technical services to assist in the execution of line functions , such as keeping records. 7. Administration bureau- unit of a police department responsible for the management of the department as an organization; includes personnel, finance, and research and development. 8. Internal affairs- department responsible for receiving and investigating charges against the police. 9. Beat- territory covered by a police officer on patrol; derived from hunters, “beating” the bushes for game. 10. Standard operating procedure (SOP) manual- collection of departmental directives governing the performance of duties. 11. Generic fingerprinting- use of DNA as a technique for identifying suspects. 12. Watchman style- style characteristics of police departments that concentrate on the order maintenance function. 13. Legalistic style- style characteristic of police departments where work is marked by a professional orientation with an emphasis on law enforcement. 14. Service style- style characteristic of police departments in suburban communities where residents expect and receive a high level of service from local government. 15.
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course CLJ 111 taught by Professor Texidor,joseluis during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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