WEEK 1 CHECKPOINT - 1 Law Enforcement Agencies L Resource...

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1 Law Enforcement Agencies 2 L Resource : Introduction to Policing 3 L Due Date: Day 5 [post to the Individual forum] 4 L Review Introduction to Policing , pp. 37-50. 5 L Post a 350- to 700-word response, describing the duties, functions, and 6 responsibilities of local and state law enforcement 7 Agencies and explain the major differences between the two. Then, identify three federal law enforcement agencies. Describe 8 Their responsibilities within the law enforcement field. Law Enforcement Agencies. The majority of all law enforcement officials are local police officers. Metropolitan, County, Rural and small town enforcement are all examples of Local Law enforcement. Some of their duties as local law enforcement include arresting law violators, performing routine patrol, investigating crimes, enforcing traffic laws parking violations, providing crowd and Traffic control at public events, and issuing special licenses and permits. Sheriffs departments are also parts of the local law enforcement.
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2010 for the course CJS 210 CJS 210 taught by Professor Garner during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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