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PLST 2000 Final: final definitions

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Memorial University
Police Studies
PLST 2000
Gerald White

PLST 2000 Chapter 5 Definitions Basic Qualifications: the minimum requirements for candidates applying for employment in policing Preferred Qualifications: requirements that increase the competitiveness of applicants seeking employment in policing Competency-Based Training: recruit training that focuses on the acquisition of specific skills and knowledge In-Service Training: training courses for serving police officers Operational Field Training: instructing the recruit on how to apply principles rom the training academy in the community Working Personality of Police Officers: a set of attributes and behavioral attributes of police officers Blue-Light Syndrome: an attitudinal set that emphasizes the high risk and action component of police work Code of Silence: officers protecting one another from outside scrutiny and criticism Hypervigilance: elevated alertness about potential dangers in the environment Tired Cop Syndrome: a jet-lag state of police officers, primarily due to shift work Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): an extreme form of critical incident stress that includes nightmares, hypervigilance, intrusive thoughts, and other forms of psychological distress Chapter 7 Arrest Warrant: A document that permits a police officer to arrest a specific person for a specified reason Information: a written statement sworn by an informant alleging that a person has committed a specific criminal offence Search Warrant: a document that permits the police to search a specific location and take items that might be evidence of a crime Force Options Model: provides police officers with a working model that sets out the course of action to be taken in use-of-force situations Demonstrated Threat: the level of potential danger posed by a person confronted by police officers, generally in the form of weapons or levels of resistance One-Plus-One: the generally accepted use-of-force standard that says police officers have the authority to use one higher level of force than that with which they are confronted Less-Lethal (or lower lethality) Force Option: a control technique that is highly unlikely to cause death or serious injury Victim-Precipitated Homicides: incidents in which the victim acts in a manner calculated to provoke the use of deadly force on the part of the police Critical Incident Stress: the physiological, psychological, physical, and emotional reactions that may occur in an individual who has been involved in a traumatic incident (e.g., patrol officers involved in a fatal shooting) Chapter 8 Professional Model of Policing: a model of police work that is reactive, incident- driven, and centred on random patrol Kansas City Preventive Patrol Experiment: a study of the effectiveness of random mobile patrol, which found no impact on reported crime, victimization, fear of crime, or citizen satisfaction with the police Community Policing: a philosophy of policing centred on police-community partnerships and problem solving Three P’s: prevention, problem solving, and partnership – the basis of community policing Community-based Strategic Policing: a model of police work that incorporates the key principles of community policing with crime prevention, crime response, and crime attack approaches Organizational Elements (of communit
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