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  • The Use Of Deadly Force By Police Officers

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    Use of Deadly Force by Police Officers in the Field: Understanding the Complexities and Issues Surrounding Deadly Force Jessica Woodward Columbia College MSCJ 501 Current Issues and Future Directions in Criminal Justice Abstract In light of the recent spate of police-involved homicides of suspects who may or may not have put the lives of the police involved in fear for their safety and well-being, this paper seeks to examine the use of deadly force by police officers in the line of duty.

  • Police Brutality : A Law Enforcement Officer

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    When you take oath to become a law enforcement officer you are supposed to stand by the area that you work within and serve and protect. While working officers are put in thousands of different scenarios. While growing up you are taught proper ethics and values and should know the difference between what is right, and what is wrong. However; many officers break down and realize that being a law enforcement officer doesn’t pay as much as they like. They fall fortune to being greedy, stealing money

  • The Perception Of The Police Officer

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    today involves the perception of the police? What is the perception of how we look at our officials in law enforcement? Is this something that’s based on personal experiences? Is it media driven? Over the last year, we’ve had to examples in the media that pertains to this discussion. In Ferguson, MO there was the Michael Brown case involving the shooting of an unarmed man by police officer Darrin Wilson. There was the death of Eric Garner involving the New York Police Department. Depending on what media

  • Police Officer, The Chief Of Police

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    When it comes to police officer disciplinary actions, the lines becomes thin and more difficult to read between. It is not such a black and white situation and when it comes to properly disciplining a police officer it can become difficult to do so especially when that officer has either been on the force a long time so there is an established relationship, or the inappropriate act they committed happened just once and they claim it will never happen again. These types of things make it much harder

  • Personal Speech : The Life Of A Police Officer

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    As people, we sometimes take police officers for granted. They protect and serve us, arrest criminals and lay down their lives every day. I’m sure this profession that they are in is never easy but, is always life-changing. They affect so many lives in positive ways, they do jobs that we wish we had guts enough to do. Police officers accomplish their vision by ensuring public safety, Service, Honor, Integrity, Personal Courage and ensuring the well-being of employees and their families. However,

  • The Violence Of Police Officers

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    individuals being killed by police officers, it has now brought national attention to the seriousness of these events that should be addressed. One of the most notable event that caught the attention of the media and the public was the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. He was an unarmored black male that was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. This was not the first or the last time an unarmed person was killed by a law enforcement officer, it was an event that appeared

  • The Working Of A Police Officer

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    The problem with officer-written reports is the job of a police officer is very stressful. One may be the first to arrive on the scene and have six situations happening all at the same time, while the officer is just trying to gain control of the situation. The officer is not thinking about the reports he or she has to write when the situation concludes. The constant recording of the body cameras provides the officer with footage to help him or her write up their report. Norman Pattis, a Connecticut-based

  • Life Of A Police Officer

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    of a police officer would be so rigorous. My ride along experience with the Wichita Police Department ended up being exhilarating and intense at the same time. I was fortunate enough to get to ride the entire shift, which starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 4:00 a.m., pending on how much paperwork needed to be done at the end of the night. I was to be at the substation at 6:00 p.m. on a Friday evening. I was briefly introduced to the Sergeant of the overnight shift. At 6:30 p.m., the two officers held

  • Police Officers Use Of Force

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    Police Officers use of force has been an big issue for many decades, But has now made its way to mainstream. From news to social media there 's always a recent relevant story/ case on police officers use of force. In 2016 Baton Rouge man, Alton Sterling was killed do to Police officers use of excessive force. This sparked an outrage in the nation after Mr. Sterlings murder went viral through social media. The shooting led to protests in Baton Rouge and a request for a civil rights investigation by

  • The Incident Of The Police Officer

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    Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson at 12:03pm, Brown reportedly held his hands up in surrender, yet the unarmed teenager was still shot dead in the streets in an unlawful killing by a criminal justice representative. Within moments of the incident social media was updated and the world had been alerted. “I just saw someone die,” was posted on Twitter followed by the photo of lifeless Brown creating local concern and hunger for information as to why the young man was gunned down