Special District Police Agencies: Types & Roles


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What are special district police?

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1. What is an officer's jurisdiction?

2. What is the relationship between special district police and state or federal police?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these study tools to find out how much you comprehend about special district police agencies. For the quiz, you'll need to know what special district police are and what an officer's jurisdiction is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will guide you to:

  • Recognize the relationship of special district police and state/federal police
  • Determine what is relegated exclusively to the duties of transit police
  • Understand why special district police agencies are hard to classify

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on special district police agencies
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of special district police and how they are connected to state/federal police
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as special district police and an officer's jurisdiction

Additional Learning

Use the lesson called Special District Police Agencies: Types & Roles, for more knowledge of the subject. You will cover the following study objectives:

  • Assess the role of special district police
  • Define jurisdiction
  • Understand their jurisdiction and that of other policing agencies
  • Identify examples of special district police
  • Recognize what makes a special district