Impact of the Usa Patriot Act

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The primary concern of this paper is to establish the impact of the USA Patriot Act on local law enforcement and its potential for net widening. This paper will cover three primary areas to provide a proper public safety case analysis. First the paper will describe the public safety agency and its roles in relation to the USA PATRIOT ACT. Then the paper will provide a detail explanation of the leadership, management, and administration roles of the public safety agency chosen. Finally this paper will cover the importance of efficient administration in public safety.

Impact of the USA Patriot Act
The primary concern of this paper is to establish the impact of the USA Patriot Act on local law enforcement and its potential for
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Take for example (Scheidegger, 2001) “The new section requires the Attorney General to take into custody any alien certified to be inadmissible or deportable on one of six grounds” This is passed on to law enforcement officer to enforce on initial contacts from the community. This allows law enforcement officials to contact Immigration and Naturalization to establish history on the contacted party. When it comes to the criminal justice process of the United States we should look at the law enforcement agencies as the most dynamic component of the organization. The organization is required to guarantee safety; the USA Patriot Act has amplified the effectiveness of the criminal justice process by authorizing law enforcement additional tools for the job. The USA Patriot Act has also increased the abilities of other essential mechanisms in the criminal justice process by making their processes easier to execute. If we compare the changes we can use the example of discretion. Discretion allows members in the law enforcement area to act freely to decide what should be done in any given situation.
Leadership, Management, and Administrative Roles Many roles are involved the leadership, management, and administration of a law enforcement agency. The greatest role across all parts of these individuals is to uphold the law using discretion while being firm and fair to everyone in

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