SOCI 3410 Lecture Notes - Rodney King, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

56 views2 pages
Published on 21 Apr 2013
School
Carleton University
Department
Sociology
Course
SOCI 3410
Professor
SOCI3410 Darryl Davies
March 5th Essay due have to have the marking grid attached to the essay
Examine the Current state of policing
Five pillars of Policing:
- Crime Prevention
- Law enforcement use of force vital to ensure that they can conduct their
duties according to the letter of the law.
- Public order maintained parades, political protests, crowd control,
- Emergency response
- Assistance to victims of the crime
o How does the training of police equate to these five pillars?
o 75-80% deals with law enforcement related functions
communications,
o Not their job to create violence it’s to prevent it – communication is
key
o People who are inadequately trained they learn on the job you
have to get the respect of the public
o Role of police Depends on
Oath of office
- Police do not make the law they are supposed to enforce it they should
have no absolute interest in guilt or innocence it’s not their role
- Collect evidence to support prosecution of the crown
- Know the boundaries for enforcing the law cases have gotten thrown out
because the police don’t know the basic rights and freedoms of the charter of
rights have freedoms
- Race and Rage the Beating of Rodney King
o March 3rd 1991
o Actions of police can precipitate a riot
o They were the ones that ignited it
o History of systemic racism when good people sit back and do
absolutely nothing
Primary …. of police
- Know the boundaries
o Understand that policing is one of the highest forms of public trust
- Police services of Ontario sets out what the code of conduct dis-credible
conduct
o Engages in dis-credible conduct fails to treat or protect people
equally
o Uses profane, abusive or insulting language that relates to a persons
race, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship etc.
o Officer who is inferior to the rank of another member of a police force
o Uses profane, abusive or insulting language or is otherwise uncivil to a
member of the public
Unlock document

This preview shows half of the first page of the document.
Unlock all 2 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Document Summary

March 5th essay due have to have the marking grid attached to the essay. Law enforcement use of force vital to ensure that they can conduct their duties according to the letter of the law. Public order maintained parades, political protests, crowd control, Police do not make the law they are supposed to enforce it they should have no absolute interest in guilt or innocence it"s not their role. Collect evidence to support prosecution of the crown. Know the boundaries for enforcing the law cases have gotten thrown out because the police don"t know the basic rights and freedoms of the charter of rights have freedoms. Know the boundaries: understand that policing is one of the highest forms of public trust. No law that prohibits you from taking photographs in a public venue as long as you are not in the way: key for Training - knowledge of the use of force model.

Get OneClass Grade+

Unlimited access to all notes and study guides.

YearlyMost Popular
75% OFF
$9.98/m
Monthly
$39.98/m
Single doc
$39.98

or

You will be charged $119.76 upfront and auto renewed at the end of each cycle. You may cancel anytime under Payment Settings. For more information, see our Terms and Privacy.
Payments are encrypted using 256-bit SSL. Powered by Stripe.