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The hierarchy of law enforcement

I need a basic hierarchical chart of state and federal law enforcement so that I can memorize the different departments.

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The hierarchy of law enforcement has been traditionally based on a semi-millitary, pyramid shaped hierarchy with the highest level of authority starting at the apex flowing downward to the broad base. It is now usually represented by an organizational chart.

City Council
City Manager
Chief of Police
Police Captain
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Police Reserves---------------------------------------Dispatchers
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The hierarchy of law enforcement is illustrated and cited.

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