Paper instructions: 1: Law Enforcement and Policing, Part 1
Due Week 6 and worth 215 points
Part one addresses the two criteria below; Consider a local law enforcement agency you are interested in. It could be a municipal police department, the county sheriff’s office, state bureaus of investigation, a special-purpose state agency, and the like. Write a 7-8 page paper in which you:
A. Briefly describe the major factors of the selected law enforcement agency by considering the following: 1.Describe the basic organizational structure, its various functions and purposes within the police agency you selected. 2.Write a job description for the typical police position found in the chosen agency. 3.Outline the recruiting and training programs for the typical police position found in the chosen agency. 4.Discuss the issues confronting police recruitment and training for your chosen agency.
B. Identify and then discuss any challenges and best practices (obtained from the textbook or another source) that best apply to the chosen agency by addressing the following: 5.Describe the context of hazards that are inherent in the police work and police patrols for the chosen agency. 6.Discuss the best practices, procedures, tools, and/or techniques that might be utilized within the chosen agency.