Question: Describe the two basic units that exist in most police departments and what functions are performed by each unit.
Identify and discuss the five broad strategic or organizational approaches currently operating in contemporary policing. Explain how private security officers differ from public police officers. Summarize, in order of application, the four strategies used in the SARA model of problem-solving policing. Compare and contrast tactical and strategic intelligence and illustrate how they are derived through the intelligence cycle.
List the various methods of patrol that exist and identify which method(s) is/are most common and most effective. Why?
Critics argue that a rigorous selection process needlessly produces a smaller eligibility pool. Proponents maintain that more stringent guidelines will enhance how selected officers perceive themselves and how they will behave toward the public. Which position do you side with and why?