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Ch 7: The Role of the Legal System in Law Enforcement

About This Chapter

Watch informative video lessons to learn about the relationship between law enforcement and the legal system. Accompanying each lesson is a short quiz designed to test your knowledge of the material.

The Role of the Legal System in Law Enforcement - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Law enforcement maintains a cooperative relationship with the judiciary and together they form the basic elements of the criminal justice system. These chapter lessons detail how these independent entities oversee one another and how they cooperate within the system.

Take lesson quizzes to measure your comprehension. Feel free to contact knowledgeable instructors with any questions you may have about the covered material. These lessons cover several topics including the:

  • Role and responsibilities of the defense in law enforcement
  • Relationship between prosecutors and police
  • Function of the judicial system in law enforcement

Video Objective
The Impact of State Prosecutors on Police Practices Evaluate the effect that the state prosecutor has on police practices.
The Role of Defense Attorneys in Law Enforcement Examine the functions and duties of defense attorneys.
The Role of the Judiciary in Law Enforcement Take a look at the role of the court system in policing.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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