The Concept Behind Community Policing
Introduction to Law Enforcement
April 2, 2015
The Concept Behind Community Policing
Community policing is one of the most important aspects of policing in todays
society. Community policing is the polic
CMRJ100 Forum #6
Describe the police officers Bill of Rights and what it is designed to do. Explain conditions
under which the Miranda rights advisory is required. Describe the police procedure for
responding to calls involving special situations
CMRJ100 Forum #4
List and describe the skills, knowledge, and education required of a law enforcement
officer. What special characteristics should a police applicant possess and why?
There are many skills that can be beneficial for a police officer to pos
Running head: THE COMMUNITY POLICING
The Community Policing Concept
Phillip C. Heavrin
American Public University/American Military University
CMRJ100 Introduction to Law Enforcement
November 9, 2014
THE COMMUNITY POLICING
CMRJ100 Forum #7
List and describe the common elements of the investigative process. Describe the history
and nature of the courts in the United States
When referring to the investigation process, there are several elements that are
established in order t
CMRJ100 Forum #1
Describe the evolution of law enforcement & criminal justice. Distinguish between federal,
state, & local law enforcement in terms of jurisdiction & authority. Identify and name one
Supreme Court Case that affects how law enforcement oper
Running head: U.S. SUPREME COURT
U.S. Supreme Court cases that changed protocol and practices within law enforcement.
American Public University System
U.S. SUPREME COURT
U.S. Supreme Court cases that changed protocol and practices withi
CMRJ100 Forum #8
Describe the history of US corrections and something that you feel needs to be fixed so that
corrections runs more safely and efficient.
A system of corrections has been a prevalent way to deal with offenders of the law since
CMRJ100 Forum #2
Explain how professionalism, ethics, and moral standards relate to the pursuit of a career
in law enforcement. Discuss the importance of effective verbal and interpersonal
communications in a policing environment.
Having the ability to ta
CMRJ100 Forum #3
Define community policing and explain if you believe this strategy works or doesnt work.
Detail the process for building police-community partnerships.
As explained in last week's forum, building a solid rapport through professionalism an
What did Miranda V Arizona ultimately decide and how did it impact police questioning?
What is the role of the current public safety exception in terms of Miranda and it's use? Be
sure to include specific discussions to the original cases and subsequent c
Identify and discuss what community policing is. What must an officer do in a community
policing environment? And most importantly what does it not do?
Community policing is strictly the alternative to the tactic of police as crime fighters.
Discuss the history of the prison system in the United States. Be sure to identify the various
stages that the American prison system has gone through. Also identify what problems were
present with each stage as you see them.
The history of the prison sys
Based upon your readings up to this time should police officers be held to higher moral and
ethical standards than the population they serve?
Police officers are entrusted with one of the most crucial jobs within the infrastructure of
any society. Without
Professionalism, ethics, and moral standards are an important aspect for a pursuit
in any career field, especially public safety on any level. American law
enforcement is professional, effective, efficient, and, often, regarded as a model to
In Miranda v. Arizona (1966), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a criminal suspect
must make a knowing, intelligent, and voluntary decision to waive certain constitutional rights
prior to questioning. (Ortmeier, 2006). What they mean by knowing and intell
CMRJ100 Forum #5
List and describe several types of police patrols and evaluate if these tactics are useful in
preventing and responding to criminal activity.
There are several different types of police patrols that are used to deter, defeat and