Cultural Consideration

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Cultural Consideration
Chanda Martin
May 23, 2011
Joseph Laronge
Cultural Considerations In the criminal justice system cultural concerns and influences in today’s societies have its positive and negative aspects. Cultural concerns and influences raises a lot of attention of the affect it has on justice and the security administration. In this paper it will first discuss how cultural concerns and influence affect the justice and security administration and its practices. Second, what contemporary methods are used in the societies of mixed cultures? Third, what influences and considerations that relates to and affect nondiscrimination practices within the criminal justice system. Finally, in this paper it will discuss Sir
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Peel’s next five principles deal with the cooperation from the public for effective policing. According to Peel the ability of the police to perform their duties is dependent upon public approval of police actions, and they must secure the willing cooperation of the public in voluntary observance of the law to secure and maintain the respect of the public. It is important that police understand the different cultures in the communities that they patrol. If law enforcement can relate to and understand the different cultures of the community, they will be able to gain public approval. The approval of the public will increase the effectiveness of law enforcement. Excessive force will always be a concern to the public, and this is the mistrust develops between the law enforcement and the community. Once trust is lost it is hard to regain it back with the community. Constant training should be available to police agencies to stress the importance of the respect and trust needed from the community perform at its best. The use of force needs to be used when deemed necessary not just because they’re a police; that makes it right. Peel’s next three principles and Community Policing share the same concepts in policing. Peel 's principles and community policing is that prevention of crimes is the main priority of policing. Both the police and the community share ownership, responsibility, and accountability for the prevention of crime. When these
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