Unformatted text preview: CH. 7- Affirmative action has increased the minority of police officers. - Education: average level of edu. In policing is 2 years of college.- Discretion: the exercise of individual judgment. Instead of formal rules, in making decisions. - Full enforcement: a practice in which the police make an arrest for every violation of law that comes to their attention.- Selection enforcement: the practice of relying on the judgment of the police leadership and rank-and-file officers to decide which laws to enforce.- Racial profiling: the stopping and or detaining of individuals by law enforcement officers based solely on race.- Job Stress: the harmful physical and emotional outcomes that occur when the requirements of a job do not match the capabilities, resources, or needs of the worker.- Copicide: a form of suicide in which a person gets fatally shot after intentionally provoking police officers....
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- Fall '08
- Law, criminal law, Supreme Court of the United States