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    Reactive Patrol, Probable Cause and Police Brutality

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    1. What is reactive patrol? How does reactive patrol differ from proactive patrol? What would happen if policing agencies adopted just one of the previously mentioned patrol styles?

    2. What is probable cause? How does probable cause impact police officers and police agencies? What would happen if probable cause was nonexistent?

    3. How would you define police brutality? What is the relationship between police brutality, police corruption, and other police misconduct? What changes would you recommend to decrease police corruption, brutality, and misconduct?

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    1. What is reactive patrol? How does reactive patrol differ from proactive patrol? What would happen if policing agencies adopted just one of the previously mentioned patrol styles?

    Reactive patrol is responding to calls after a crime has been committed and an investigation or arrest needs to occur. Proactive policing is community policing wherein law enforcement agencies take measures such as mapping out crime hot spots in certain areas and placing more officers in these hot spots. In addition, officers engage the community in proactive policing with proactive cooperation to stem criminal behavior known to the community members by allowing their full participation in the process.

    Most police agencies until recently only had reactive patrol and it resulted in police officers, typically from outside a community and from different ethnicities, only having visibility in the community when ...

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