Flashcards in 2. Professional Policing Deck (11):
Policing in America has its roots in European methods such as...
-English "bobby" foot patrol methods
What is the "watch and ward" system the northeastern states generally had?
"Watch" was nighttime, while "ward" was daytime police
The National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement (Wickersham Commission) reported in 1931 "the greatest promise for the future of policing is the...
College and University
From 1950 through the 1970s the patrol system had become a __________ approach.
The development and use of numerous __________ resulted in the removal of patrol officers from most follow-up activities.
__________ employed a militia group to protect settlers from Indian and bandit raids. This group later became known as the Texas Rangers.
Stephen F. Austin
The __________ is the statutory authority for the Commission to establish rules that law enforcement agencies and officers must follow.
What is reactive response?
Handling crimes that have already been committed
What is incident driven?
Relies on limited information, mostly from victims, witnesses, and suspects
What is Small Claims Court?
Cases involving money matters of $10,000 or less and no attorney required. Both parties to action may represent themselves.