CJS 210 Week 1 Introduction to Policing

CJS 210 Week 1 Introduction to Policing - L aw enforcement...

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Law enforcement officers (LEO’s) are charged with the providing for the safety and security of citizens and society regardless of their jurisdictional assignments. Regardless of their jurisdictions or specializations all LEO’s are required to document their law enforcement efforts and activities, maintain their documentation and records, and testify in court when called upon to protect citizens and society. All agencies regardless of the jurisdiction have officers who participate in interagency task forces focusing on specific crimes. Local law enforcement agencies employ a variety of officers charged with differing responsibilities and duties. Local uniformed officers and investigators pursue and apprehend suspects, issue tickets and warnings, document and manage records of incidents that they have been professionally involved in. Patrol officers maintain their beats and assess any suspicious activities that they observe, and answer calls for assistance. They may also investigate burglaries and property crimes within their patrol areas. Uniformed officers may provide emergency first aid at accidents and crime scenes and may direct traffic in such instances to
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