Police tactics - Running head: PROACTIVE TACTICS 1...

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Unformatted text preview: Running head: PROACTIVE TACTICS 1 Proactive Tactics Jennifer Wilkins CJS/210 January 28, 2011 James Weidig PROACTIVE TACTICS 2 Proactive Tactics The three proactive tactics I have chosen to write about that are used to enhance traditional patrol techniques are Decoy Operations, Stakeout Operations, and Decoy Vehicles. These techniques shoe how innovative the police have had to become to catch criminals. It is not easy just to grab a criminal off the streets but when you put temptations they will fall for it almost every time. The first that caught my attention was the Decoy Operations tactic. Sometimes the officers try to blend in, while on patrol and wear regular clothes depending on what is needed at the time. This allows the officers to catch the criminal in action without the criminal even knowing they are present. In a small way, the officers are playing a role somewhat like an actor would. They are often disguised as a potential victim such as the elderly, or a tourist or whatever else has been...
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2011 for the course CJS 250 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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