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DSST Intro to Law Enforcement

Laid out in the national security act b divided into

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Laid out in the National Security Act b. Divided into 3 Directorates b.i. Directorate of Intelligence - analyze b.ii. Directorate of Operations – collect clandestine intelligence, including human source intelligence b.iii. Directorate of Science and Technology – apply science and technology to serious intelligence problems c. Divided into 5 Mission Support Offices (MSOs) c.i. Manage Information Security c.ii. Communications c.iii. Logistics c.iv. Training c.v. Financial management c.v.1. Protection of Agency Personnel and facilities around the world c.v.2. Medical services, human resources, records management and declassification d. CIA is independent agency accountable to the President and public via the intelligence oversight committees of the US Congress e. CIA’ s main task is to present intelligence reports such as the President’s Daily Brief (PD) f. CIA engages in covert operations sanctioned by the President as part of role in ensuring national security 84. DCI – Director of Central Intelligence – head of CIA a. Key advisor to the President and National Security council on intelligence 85. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) – agency that enforces laws relating to alcohol, tobacco, firearms, explosives and arson a. Since January 24, 2003 – located within The Department of Justice b. ATF – previously within the Department of Treasury 86. US Customs and Border Protection – responsibilities are to ensure imports and exports comply with US laws, protection of the US border a. Is part of Department of Homeland Security 87. US Secret Service – USSS – has two roles a. Protection – protects the President, Vice President, their families and residences, foreign buildings, heads of state and other named individuals b. Part of Department of Homeland Security c. Criminal Investigation 88. Patrol – is the core of police work, a. Know why police work is hard on families, missed holiday, rotating shift work, low wages…. I said shift ?? b. 3 purposes
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b.i. Deter crime b.ii. Increase feeling of public security – meant to reassure the public their environment is safe b.iii. Prepare officers for service through effective dispersal c. Uniform Field Bureau – unit commonly given to the patrol unit c.i. Patrol can be bike, car, motorcycle or foot c.i.1. On foot patrol has the advantage of community relations d. Patrol assignments are distributed rationally in a shift system d.i. 911 calls tend to occur in the evenings e. Response time to a crime scene depends on: e.i. Discovery time – the length of time that passes between the crime and discovery e.ii. Reporting time e.iii. Processing time e.iv. Travel time f. Arrests are the most time consuming for the officer. Generally 1.5 to 2 hrs to process g. High speed pursuits major problem for patrol officers – have 18%-33% chance of accident h.
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