CRM_J 101 Midterm: Exam 2 Study Guide

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Washington State University
Criminal Justice
CRM_J 101
Dylan Pelletier

• Bow Street Runners o London’s first police force o Formed under the leadership of Henry Fielding • London Metropolitan Police Service founder o Founded in 1829 by Prime minister Robert peel under the metropolitan police act 1829 • Principles of the London Met o To prevent crime and disorder, as an alternative to their repression by military force and severity of legal punishment. o To recognize always that the power of the police to fulfil their functions and duties is dependent on public approval of their existence, actions and behavior, and on their ability to secure and maintain public respect. o To seek and preserve public favor, not by pandering to public opinion, but by constantly demonstrating absolutely impartial service to law, in complete independence of policy, and without regard to the justice or injustice of the substance of individual laws, by ready offering of individual service and friendship to all members of the public without regard to their wealth or social standing, by ready exercise of courtesy and friendly good humor, and by ready offering of individual sacrifice in protecting and preserving life. o BASICALLY-> Police in a way that makes the public respect and appreciate the police • 1974 Kansas City experiment results o found that traditional routine patrol in marked police cars does not appear to affect the level of crime. Nor does it affect the public’s feeling of security. • Evidence-based policing o The use of the best available research on the outcomes of police work to implement guidelines and evaluate agencies, units, and officers. • Elected officials Sheriff is the elected chief officer of a county law enforcement agency • Crime-analysis program o CompStat is a crime analysis and police management program built on crime mapping, that was developed by the New York city police department in the mid 1990's • Quality of Life offenses o A minor violation of the law (sometimes called a petty crime) that demoralizes community residents and businesspeople. Quality-of-life offenses involve acts that create physical disorder (eg. excessive noise or vandalism) or that reflect on social decay (eg. Panhandling and prostitution) • CAPRA and SARA o Clients- anyone affected by the problem o Analysis- examination of the problem(find the ROOT of the problem) o Partners- Anyone or any agency who can help solve the problem o Response- Actions taken to solve the problem at ROOT (must be Moral, Ethical, Affordable, Legal) o Assessment- Follow up, review, and debriefing o Scanning-Identify and describe the problem o Analysis- Identify those involved and setting o Responding-Collaborate on solutions, Community Involvement Action Plan o Assessing Results- Process evaluation, Impact evaluation, New Problem Assessment • Span of control o The number of police personnel or the number of units supervised by a particular commander • Chain of command o The unbroken line of authority that extends through all levels of an organization, from the highest to lowest • Women in policing / Who hired the first woman police officer o Alice wells was the first woman police officer(LAPD) and Anetta Nunn was the first chief (Birmingham) • Exclusionary Rule and Good faith exception o E.R: The understanding based on U.S. Supreme Court precedent, that incriminating information must be seized according to constitutional specifications of due process or it will not be allowed as evidence in a criminal trial o G.F.E: An exception to the exclusionary rule. Law enforcement officers who conduct a search or who seize evidence on the basis of good faith may still provide evidence that can be used in court • What is needed for a search warrant? o Probable Cause is a set of facts and circumstances that would induce a reasonably intelligent and prudent person to believe that a particular person has committed a specific crime • Characteristics of police subculture
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