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Unformatted text preview: Terms for Exam 2 Chapter 5 • Vigilante Group- Group of private citizens taking the law into their own hands by tracking down criminals and punishing them • Marshall- Federal Law Enforcement officer of the U.S. Marshal Service; formally, federal law enforcement officer in territories • Third degree- torturing suspect to gain information • Operations Bureau- unit of police department responsible for the functions associated with the primary law enforcement mission • Line functions- law enforcement functions of a police department • Services bureau- unit of police department that provides technical services to assist in the execution of line functions , such as keeping records • Administration bureau- unit of a police department responsible for the management department as an organization; includes personnel, finance, and research and development • Internal affairs- department responsible for receiving and investigating charges against the police • Beat- territory covered by a police officer on patrol; derived from hunters, “beating” the bushes for game • Standard Operation Proceeding (SOP) Manual- Collection of departmental directives governing the performance of duties • Genetic fingerprinting- use of DNA as a technique for identifying suspects Chapter 6 • Watchmen Style- style characteristic of police departments that concentrate on the order maintenance function • Legalistic style- style characteristics of police departments where work is marked by a professional orientation with an emphasis on law enforcement • Service style- style characteristic of police departments in suburban communities where residents expect and receive high level of service from local government • Community policing- strategy that relies on public confidence and citizen cooperation to...
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- Spring '07
- Police Department, Civilian Police, police department Services bureau- unit