Cjs 202 Organization of the Police department

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Cjs 202 Organization of the Police department The Baltimore Police Department is the eight largest police department in the United States with over three thousand sown officers. With a population of over 650 hundred thousand people . The city of Baltimore ranked as the 17 th largest city in the United States , as according to the census report of 2000. The Baltimore Police Department has the responsible for the patrolling of ninety two square miles as 7.7 square miles of those being the city waterway. As the Baltimore Police having to provide policing to both land and sea having a organization plan is imperative to effectively police the communities of Baltimore , Maryland. The diverse culture of a city like Baltimore, with its population , and the size of its police department , and it’s tourist attraction demands a span of control at each level of the police department weather if it is the patrol street level officer or the Police commissioner. A span of control is a must to maintain order and to ensure the safety of the city, its residents , and those who chose to visit. Having proper organization serves many purposes to a police department. Some of these purpose is to provide a sense of professional to the both department as the well the community at large. It a provides the police department with a system to delegate responsibities within the rank and file. It also provides a chain of command or hierarchy
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course CRIMINNAL Cjs 202 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Averett Unversity.

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