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Juvenile Policing - Chapter Summary
With this chapter, our expert instructors can help you enhance your understanding of juvenile policing. Study police operations, preventative patrol, problem-oriented policing, crime prevention and more with help from short lessons. Find out how much you understand about the concepts these lessons cover by taking multiple-choice quizzes. Assess your comprehension of the entire chapter using the practice exam. Any questions you have about lesson topics can be submitted to our experts via the Dashboard. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:
- Describe the theory and practice of police operations
- Define the rule of law
- List procedures and techniques used in police patrols
- Identify and describe three types of preventative policing
- Share examples of problem-oriented policing
- Provide strategies for situational crime prevention
- Examine laws and rights associated with search and seizure
- Discuss Supreme Court cases that focus on custodial interrogation
- Explain the pros and cons of police discretion
- Detail the impact of racial profiling and biased policing
1. Police Operations: Theory & Practice
This lesson explores the different types of police operations and theories that apply to police operations. There will be a short quiz testing your knowledge at the end of the lesson.
2. What Is the Rule of Law? - Definition & Principle
Rule of law takes on several meanings. On one hand, it means that no person or government is above the law. In another, it means that no government or its officials can enforce laws that are unfair or unjust.
3. Police Patrol: Operations, Procedures & Techniques
Police work today employs various techniques to identify and prevent crimes. Learn what police patrol is, and examine the types of operations and procedures utilized by the police when conducting police patrols. Review the techniques of police patrol and gain a thorough understanding of how police patrols work.
4. Preventive Patrol: Definition, Study & Experiment
Preventive policing is the idea of stopping crime before it starts. This lesson provides a brief overview of three types of preventive policing: traffic enforcement, patrol, and community outreach.
5. Problem-Oriented Policing: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, problem-oriented policing will be defined, its origin and background will be discussed, and some examples describing problem-oriented policing will be given.
6. Situational Crime Prevention: Definition & Strategies
When discussing crime prevention, it is simply just that — looking at how to limit crime. Here we will discuss strategic maneuvers and how to deter potential offenders from committing crimes.
7. Search & Seizure: Definition, Laws & Rights
In this lesson, we will discuss the legal definition of search and seizure. The laws that pertain to search and seizure and an individual's rights will also be explored in this lesson.
8. Custodial Interrogation: Definition & Cases
In this lesson, we will discuss the meaning of custodial interrogation. We will also explore a couple of different Supreme Court cases that clarified issues related to custodial interrogation and the rights of citizens.
9. Police Discretion: Definition, Examples, Pros & Cons
Learn what constitutes police discretion. Examine several examples of police discretion and review the pros and cons to understand why people are for and against the use of police discretion.
10. Racial Profiling & Biased Policing: Definition & Impact
Racial profiling and biased policing are significant issues in law enforcement today. This lesson defines racial profiling and biased policing and explains why these issues have a negative impact on law enforcement efforts.
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