Major responsibilities

Major responsibilities - • To protect constitutional...

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Major responsibilities The American Bar Association's  Standards Relating to the Urban Police Function  lists these 11  responsibilities:  To identify criminal offenders and criminal activity and, when appropriate, to  apprehend offenders and participate in later court proceedings. To reduce the opportunities for the commission of some crimes through preventive  patrol and other measures. To aid individuals who are in danger of physical harm.
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Unformatted text preview: • To protect constitutional guarantees. • To facilitate the movement of people and vehicles. • To assist those who cannot care for themselves. • To resolve conflict. • To identify problems that are potentially serious law enforcement or government problems. • To create and maintain a feeling of security in the community. • To promote and preserve civil order. • To provide other services on an emergency basis....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course CJ 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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