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Police Training Pertaining to the Constitution

Imagine that you are a police officer trainer. As trainers, you are asked to create a handout for new recruits about the role of police as it pertains to the constitution.

Create a handout that includes the following:

- Describe the functions of a police agency as it pertains to the constitution.
- Explain the role of police and the community.
- Identify how police protect citizens' constitutional rights.
- Identify different types of searches and interrogation practices.
- Explain probable cause and how it affects police officers and police.

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- Describe the functions of a police agency as it pertains to the constitution.

In reference to policing and the constitution, the constitution mandates that individual states possess the power to implement laws to ensure that their citizenry has their constitutional right to live in freedom without fear of their safety or threats to their life and liberty. Therefore, the general term of policing is the legislation, laws, and legal definitions established by the state legislators to ensure that behavior that is regulated by the state for the betterment of society is not outside of the laws that prohibit behavior detrimental to citizens and society.

The police agency is the physical hand that enforces the laws and legislation created by the judiciary branch within states. Police agencies possess the power to arrest those in violation of the laws created by the legislation to maintain social order and control.

- Explain the role of police and the community.

The role that police play in a community is relative to the type of policing that is ...

Solution Summary

Police training pertaining to the constitution is determined. The roles of police and the community is determined.

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