Police officer

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  • The Best Career Choice For A Police Officer

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    sleep after a long day. Then all of a sudden, my radio blares, calling for me to come into the station. Well, I guess that’s okay, despite how tired I am. I lunge out of my comfy bed, hearing that one of my police officers is in trouble. The career I have chosen is police officer. A police officer is someone who enforces laws to protect others. This career interests me because I like a good challenge and I like to help people. Whether it’s unlocking someone’s car for them or protecting people and their

  • The Importance Of Being A Police Officer

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    partake in for the near future is a police officer. This career has alot of positive and negative aspects to it. Being a police officer is a very rewarding but can be dangerous job. Police officers risk there lives everyday to protect their communities. There are many very important components such as the duties and responsibilities, health and safety risks, and some ethical issues as to be a police officer. I will explain what it means to be a police officer and how beneficial it is to our communities

  • Two Case Studies for Police Officers

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    issues that involve social psychology. Being a police officer is a profession that encounters a lot of social psychology issues. One issue that all police officers have to encounter is prejudice. Police officers have to not be prejudiced against the citizens that they are trying to protect and serve the criminals that they must apprehend and also against each other. Two case studies that will be discussed are prejudice against female police officers by their male counterparts and racial prejudice

  • My Career As A Police Officer

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    profession as a police officer it is important to remain true to yourself and others. By emplacing and respecting the following fifteen codes of ethics I believe I will be successful within my career as well as in my personal life. My mission to be the best police officers I know and can be, and to help and instill hope in peoples lives who have rather distasteful situations and circumstances. By having my code of ethics readily available it will help remind me of why I want to be a police officer and refresh

  • Police Professionalism And Police Officers Essay

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    In the early 1900’s police professionalism was formed. Until then there was much corruption and police departments were unprofessional. Influenced by police departments in Europe, America underwent a progressive reform in their police departments. The first step towards police professionalism was to replace police boards with chiefs of police. During the progressive era, August Vollmer, Police Chief of Berkley, established a department code of ethics which included officers not accepting gratuities

  • Reflection On Police Officer

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    department’s Director of Training. In this position, I have the privilege of welcoming brand new police trainees to our profession. To see them on day one, scared to death, and to watch their evolution to actual police officers is simply amazing. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department is comprised of nearly 1,450 sworn employees with an additional 500 civilian employees. We are the 24th largest police department in the United States. We patrol our entire county, Davidson County, with a population

  • Police Duties On The Private Lives Of New Zealand Police Officers

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    of New Zealand Police Officers. This article studied the impact police duties on the lives of rural police officers in comparison to those working in urban areas. A total of 16 officers from the national police force of New Zealand were interviewed; 7 were from urban areas, and 9 whom worked in rural assignments. The information gleaned from the interviews indicated there are significantly different impacts on the lives of police officers between the two areas. Rural officers felt a heightened

  • Safety And Regulation Of Police Officers

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    in the park with a toy BB gun in Ohio. A police officer shot the boy, and he died the day after. Now imagine one’s own child, brother, or sister playing in the park and being shot to death for playing with their favorite toy. Although Tamir Rice’s death proves that while “Cleveland city claimed Rice 's injuries - and subsequent death” the threat of police brutality is very real, and body cameras have presented themselves in response to this (Akkoc). Police cameras have gained popularity in the last

  • The Pros And Cons Of Police Officers

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    Due to the recent front-page exposure of some of our police officer’s salaries, the city has demanded that we reduce our current staff’s overtime drastically and hire new police officers. In response to the city’s notion we have received a detailed memo from the police officer’s union representatives citing that they are not feeling as if the immediate reduction in overtime is the right approach and have lined out some potential negative actions that could be taken. Both parties involved feel passionately

  • Police Officers And The Code Of Silence

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    A study conducted by The Police Foundation surveyed 80 police officers regarding their power of authority. The survey revealed that the majority of police officers disapprove the use of excessive force. However, when situations escalate to a certain point that requires excessive force, police were asked a series of questions. They were asked questions about their attitudes regarding excessive force and their perceptions of behavior with their fellow officers. The results showed that, “Almost 25 percent