CJS 210 Week 2 Assignment Organization of the Police Department

CJS 210 Week 2 Assignment Organization of the Police Department

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Organization of the Police Department 1 Organization of the Police Department Brandon Ashley 08/08/2010
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Organization of the Police Department 2 Organization is very important to the effectiveness of the police department. Police have areas, or a beat, that they are assigned to in order to maintain order, enforce the law, and provide services to citizens. The patrolmen have times that they are assigned to these areas since the job is one that is a twenty-four hour job and areas must be covered at all times. They also have a purpose which is to complete or maintain the task that they are hired to perform. It is very important for the police department to be organized in order to maintain a safe community for everyone to live in. While It seems that crime is getting worse, Organization is very important to the effectiveness of the police department. Even though It seems that crime is getting worse, Organization is very important to the effectiveness of the police department because It is very important for the police department to be organized in order to maintain a safe community for everyone to live in and A presumed advantage of patrol is that police cars cruising randomly through city streets supposedly create the feeling that the police are everywhere. Patrolmen are the most important resource of the police department. Each officer and group of officers must be responsible for a particular well-defined area. While on patrol policemen have certain areas that they are assigned to and these are known as beats. Many
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2011 for the course CRIM JUSTI CJS taught by Professor Sanchez during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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CJS 210 Week 2 Assignment Organization of the Police Department

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