Flashcards in Chapter 4 Deck (13):
William Westley when studying the Gary Indiana police department found the officers?
high degree of group cohesion amd secrecy and violence
What prevents many women from applying to the force
the fear of sexual harassment
Bruce and Susan used the MMPI to find out what about police officers
Generally Less depressed, anxious and more assertive
What is the hurdle process?
It is all the testing that a applicant must do inorder to be considered for the position
What are the four types of police officers?
enforcers, idealist, realist and optimists
Who created the four types of officers
What is the enforcer?
believe tha the job of the police consist on keeping your beat clean
Who are the idealist?
officers who put a high vaule on individual rights and due porcess. Keep the peace, protect citizens.
wHo are the realist?
seem less frustrated
Who are the optimist?
high vaule on individual righrs. A way to help people.
What are qualities of a good entry level officer
Enthusiasm, good communication skills, good judgement, sense of humor, creativity, knowing the job
What are policing functions?
enforce laws, preforming services, prevent crime and protecting the innocent