CJS 210 Week 7 Checkpoint Proactive Tactics

CJS 210 Week 7 Checkpoint Proactive Tactics - Proactive...

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Proactive Tactics 1 Proactive Tactics CJS/210 Fundamentals of Policing Brandon Ashley 9/9/2010
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Proactive Tactics 2 Police frustrations can seem insurmountable sometimes when it comes to finding effective and efficient means of protecting the citizens and streets of today. With all the police departments and the specialized forces within them, sometimes something more is needed. This is when implementing proactive tactics come into play. There are many forms for these types of tactics, but this paper will discuss three of them: decoy work, uniformed tactical operations, and decoy vehicle operations. Decoy operations have several forms. Two of those forms are blending and decoy. In blending, officers use things such as unmarked police cars, wearing of civilian clothes, and assumption of common civilian jobs or habits. Basically, the officers act like typical civilians in order to “blend” into certain areas that may have a high crime rate or potential for high crime. By assuming such roles, officers are able to place themselves closer to situation and be able to
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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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