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Intro to Law Enforcement
A discussion regarding the requirements of entering a career in law enforcement.
# 96707 | 849 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Jul 14, 2007 in Education (General) , Criminology (General)

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This paper reviews and discusses law enforcement as a career. According to the paper, over thirty years ago, the President's Crime Commission made the universal recommendation that every officer hold at least a baccalaureate degree. This paper researches and demonstrates a substantial positive fall out from the recommendation and the subsequent adoption of rules by many local and regional police forces regarding the holding of such degrees as mandate to either entering the police force or achieving growth in a professional level of service.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Glenn, R. W., Panitch, B. R., Barnes-Proby, D., Williams, E., Christian, J., Lewis, M. W., et al. (2003). Training the 21st Century Police Officer : Redefining Police Professionalism for the Los Angeles Police Department /. Santa Monica, CA: Rand.
  • Sklansky, D. A. (2006). Not Your Father's Police Department: Making Sense of the New Demographics of Law Enforcement. Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, 96(3), 1209.
  • Vila, B. & Morris, C. (Eds.). (1999). The Role of Police in American Society A Documentary History. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

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