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1

what are some activities of a patrol officer?

enforcing laws
maintaining order
keeping the peace
keeping traffic flowing
investigating accidents

2

what is foot patrol?

cops walk around a certain area rather then stay in a car

3

3 basic components of response time are...

time between crime occurred and the police are called
time required for police to process call
travel time for police to get there

4

3 main goals of patrol functio

the deterrence of the crime
maintenance of a feeling of public security
24 hour for service

5

what is ethics

study of what is good and bad

6

what is corruption?

acts involving misuse of authority by police

7

what is deception

form of misconduct that includes falsifying police reports

8

what is the detectives job?

to go to the call of a crime

9

what are solvability factors?

determining whether or not a case should be assigned for follow up investigations

10

what is entrapment?

when the police tell you to do something that is illegal

11

what is saturation patrol?

getting a larger then normal amount of uniformed officers to an area for a specific problem

12

what is random routine patrol?

officers driving around an area

13

what is rapid response to citizen calls?

officers being dispatched to a call immediately