Jesilow Review

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Jesilow Review 00:04 Thesis of class: Organizational and other changes have only minimal impact on altering the  police. Policing is perceived as predominately involving law enforcement activities. History of Organizational Change: Political Era: (about 1840 to early 1900s) Reform Era Professional Era: (1910-1930s) Bureaucratic Era (1930s What factors lead to the development of police departments in the United States? Industrialization Organization Immigration First police department: NYC 1840 o Response to riots and disorder that were plaguing American Cities. Did U.S. Citizens initially support the idea of a full-time police department? Why  or why not? No, because they weren’t fans of a political London Metropolitan Police: centralized Americans didn’t want centralized they want local control. What was the result of this American ideology? Each community/area had its own precinct. Each officer had to establish his own authoring among the citizens he  patrolled. Gained respect by upholding local standards. Did officers enforce these new laws? Why or why not? Officers didn’t enforce the standards of white middle-upper class citizens.  As a result, the middle upper class citizens viewed the police as corrupt.
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2011 for the course CRIM C139 taught by Professor Jesilow during the Fall '10 term at UC Irvine.

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