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  • The Job Of A Police Officer

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    one of a police officer. Though it may be the most dangerous career in America, the job of a police officer comes with many benefits, such as good pay and the satisfaction of saving lives, gradually helping to make the world

  • Police Officer Training

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    Center Survey of nearly 8,000 officers, 76% of the men and women polled stated that they had been "More reluctant to use force when it is appropriate" (Morin, Parker, Stepler & Mercer, 2017). This is a very serious issue in American society. Officers are not confident in their ability to perform required duties. This is most likely due to the ongoing issues of training and negative opinion towards them. This lack of confidence is leading to dangerous encounters between officers and civilians. To remedy

  • Police Officers And Their Image Of A Police Officer

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    Police officers were implemented into society to be protectors of the public and to serve the community whenever they were in need of help or justice. They are here to enforce the “laws of the land” and to keep society safe from any harm. The police are suppose to be our “unsung heroes.” With this knowledge, citizens should respect these individuals and trust the officers to implement justice and protection. However, not all citizens respect the law enforcement or trust them. Many would like to see

  • The Death Of A Police Officer

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    sudden a police officer named Darren Wilson rushes towards them in his police car and begins to tell them to get on the ground. The boys had committed no crime and were only one mile from their destination, they were simply trying to get home and off the streets. Things escalated and the officer pulled out his gun and told them that he would shoot them. As he was saying these words the officer pulled the trigger and shot Michael Brown. Both of the boys started sprinting away from Officer Wilson. The

  • Characteristics Of A Police Officer

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    Being employed as a police officer brings a consistent standard of morals and a high degree of integrity within one self, whilst promoting these same characteristics of other police officers, the New South Wales Police Force (NSWPF)and the general public. These traits are essential for a police officer’s ability to lead people, this is known as Ethical leadership. Burns (1978) highlights that a leader’s personality will provide the basis of leadership. Police Officers require an ethical morale while

  • Police Officers And Officers Police And Corrections Officers

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    Eyes Have Seen Abuse by police officers and officers in penal institutions is a big subject in the media now. Turn to a news station and the chances of seeing at least on case are pretty high. The most unreported incidents, however, is actually assault on police officers and corrections officers. The media does not report these issues nearly as much as it tries to portray officer assault on criminals. Why is it that the media covers up the big issue of officer assault and reports the “innocent”

  • Police Officers And The Police Vehicles

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    that police officers use, and it is on the police vehicles. They take pride to serve our community, take pride to protect our community, and take pride of wearing the badge on their uniforms. Our community wouldn’t be the same if we didn’t have the protection from them; if so there will be some disasters like some today. But yet, they get accused, getting name, and getting threaten for the things that happen consequently. When I was growing up, I hear all these sayings that “police officers are bad”

  • Police Officers And The Police Force

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    quote is the extent of our knowledge as an outsider to the Greensboro Police force. I was able to get an inside look at what really happens in a day in the life of an everyday police officer. I spent two days at the department observing the officers and riding alongside one in the police car. Throughout my experience I learned that most of the stereotypes I had about police officers were completely wrong. One of the first officers I talked to was Corporal Donaldson, who is also my father. I asked him

  • Police Brutality Of Police Officers

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    Recently police have come under fire for the deaths of many unarmed African American males. This has broken the trust between civilians and police and torn our country apart. People are frustrated about the killings of unarmed citizens and how it seems every officer can get away with killing an unarmed suspect. Back in 1994 a law was passed that required the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to record date on police involved shooting and deaths by police officers. Except where are the numbers

  • Police Brutality And Police Officers

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    The heated issue of police brutality and police officers violating civil rights has extensively covered media headlines for several years. Hundreds of people are killed every year by police officers, and many of these cases bring up issues of police brutality. More often than not, it is usually a white police officer and an african american offender encounter that sparks media attention. The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri is just one of these cases that has caused a major divide