Flashcards in chapter 4 key terms Deck (10):
courts of law administer justice
negative sense, refers to attempts to impose external partisan political influence on operation of police department. Positive: gov. of city.
public officer w/in jurisdiction representing citizenry of state or county who charges and prosecutes an individual for a crime.
pulic interest org.
org. such as american civil liberties union & national advancement of colored people. play important role in police accountability - allegations of police misconduct
consider race as key factor in police decisions to stop or interrogate citizens.
period or term in which position held
Aristotle's understanding of politics?
"science of polis" seeking the god of both citizen and state
failure to properly assess the political environment of a local community can prematurely end a chiefs career.
what is the city councils role?
chief legislative and policy making body subject to constitutional - statutory- provisions - impact on operation of L. E. is considerable