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chapter 5.1 - (911 calls) o The Goal was to control crime o...

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Chapter 5 Eras of Policing, Responsibilities law enforcement agencies, and Private Security Political Era (1840-1930) o Function of police was to provide a range of social services to citizens. o The Organization was decentralized. o Police/community relationship was intimate. o The Tactics were to patrol neighborhoods on foot. o The Goal was to satisfy the needs of the citizens and political bosses o Some Weaknesses were police corruption and brutality Reform Era (1930-1980)
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o Function of police was to control crime o The Organization was centralized o Police/community relationship was professional and distant o The Tactics were to patrol neighborhoods in cars and rapid response to emergency calls for service
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Unformatted text preview: (911 calls) o The Goal was to control crime o Some Weaknesses were the lack of communication with citizens fostered mistrust and community violence. Community Era (1980-present) o Function of police was to continue to control crime while providing a range of social services. o The Organization was decentralized with special units and task forces o Police/community relationship returned to intimate. o The Tactics was foot patrolling, problem solving and public relations. o The Goal was to improve the quality of life of the citizens o Some Weaknesses are now the overreliance on officers to solve all of societys problems....
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chapter 5.1 - (911 calls) o The Goal was to control crime o...

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