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Police Functions, Practices and Integration and the Protection of Citizen's Rights

1. What are the roles of police? How does the law dictate their roles and functions? How can the relationship between the policing system and the law be improved?
2. What are the various policing agencies? How do policing agencies differ at the federal, state, and local levels? Is there a better solution for seamless policing at these levels?
3. Describe the functions of a police agency as it pertains to the constitution.
4. Identify how police protect citizens' constitutional rights.
5. Identify different types of searches and interrogation practices.
6. Explain probable cause and how it affects police officers and police.

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1. What are the roles of police? How does the law dictate their roles and functions? How can the relationship between the policing system and the law be improved?

Think about why police were created- the history of policing in America. Talk about how law enforcement created a task force made of police officers to ensure that laws were being followed. Talk about the authority given to officers to operate and enforce laws. Talk about how a unified approach could help enforce laws in a more effective way. Also think about how educational courses offered for free to police officers could keep them up to date with laws and how to effectively enforce them.

2. What are the various policing agencies? How do policing agencies differ at the federal, state, and local levels? Is there a better solution for seamless policing at these levels?

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The police functions and integration and protections of citizen's rights are determined.

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