Neiman Timms Policing Systems

Neiman Timms Policing Systems - Neiman Timms Police Systems...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Neiman Timms Police Systems Federalism in Policing Federalism is a political concept in which a group of members are bound together by covenant with a governing representative head. The term "federalism" is also used to describe a system of the government in which sovereignty is constitutionally divided between a central governing authority and constituent political units. Federalism is a system in which the power to govern is shared between national and provincial/state governments, creating what is often called a federation . Proponents are often called federalists . Federalization of crime invites selective prosecution, and disparate enforcement, and punishment. Federal officials determine, usually on the basis of political factors, whether they will get involved in a case. The fact that the laws are on the books allows them to do so at whatever whim they may decide to get involved. Sir Robert Pells’ Principles of policing The basic mission for which the police exist is to prevent crime and disorder.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/23/2010 for the course CJ 1301 taught by Professor Phillips during the Spring '10 term at Lone Star College System.

Page1 / 3

Neiman Timms Policing Systems - Neiman Timms Police Systems...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online