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CJS 200 - Law Enforcement Agencies

CJS 200 - Law Enforcement Agencies - I feel like the State...

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LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES I feel like the three most important law enforcement agencies include the Sheriff’s Department, the State Police, and the Department of Homeland Security. The Sheriff’s agencies are responsible for search and rescue, jail operations, and involved in county court processes. I feel like without these deputies present for these jobs, the both the jail and court processes would suffer. I believe this agency is very effective in their job. They work on routine calls as well as other officers, but they are also cross trained to handle jail operations and court room functions. The State Police have statewide jurisdiction which helps with investigating crimes. They are more noticed on your state highways, interstates, and freeways. They assume the same duties as the local and county officers, but have no boundaries other than the state line.
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Unformatted text preview: I feel like the State Police do their job very effective. I believe they handle cases that local agencies would not be able to finish because of their jurisdictional boundaries. The Department of Homeland Security was placed in order to keep the United States safe from terrorists. I feel like they accomplish their job effectively because they have 21 existing agencies that were shifted into their branch to see that their duties do have an effective outcome. They succeed in their duties such as protecting the president, battle against counterfeiters and forgers of government bonds, police the flow of goods and people across the U.S. border, and also serve as border patrol to each entrance into the United States. All of these agencies provide us with different aspects of enforcing the law and I feel like each and every one of them has succeeded effectively....
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