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Public policy and police discretion

processes of decriminalization

by David E. Aaronson

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Published by Clark Boardman Co. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Police discretion -- United States.,
    • Administrative discretion -- United States.,
    • Drunkenness (Criminal law) -- United States.,
    • Decriminalization -- United States.,
    • Public policy (Law) -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementDavid E. Aaronson, C. Thomas Dienes, Michael C. Musheno.
      ContributionsDienes, C. Thomas., Musheno, Michael C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF5399 .A926 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 496 p. :
      Number of Pages496
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3169751M
      ISBN 100876323476
      LC Control Number83011882
      OCLC/WorldCa9622355

        The police act as the lawful peacekeepers of our society and they hold the thin line between lawfulness and illegal acts. It is a significant task that requires disciplined individuals who carry the law of the country with the utmost seriousness.   If you like our articles, stay tuned for the release of our book, “Cops of Acadia.” This fiction book is based on true police stories by veteran officers. About the Authors. Andrew Bell has more than 20 years of law enforcement experience and 25 years in the U.S. military and civilian service. He served as a patrol officer, detective.

        Discretion among the lower ranks in policing organizations makes control by the organization imperative so that the operational decisions represent the organization’s values. Panzarella () suggests that organizational control of police discretion is a facade because police officers are an uncontrollable entity and that an increase in Author: Steve McCartney, Rick Parent, McCartney, Steve.   For observers of the police, an arrest is a black hole of decision-making. I don’t mean the official reason for an arrest, since a legal basis can almost always be found in the vast criminal codes of most American jurisdictions. Rather, the mystery lies in the “real” reason for the arrest, this particular exercise of police discretion.

      The item Discretion, justice, and democracy: a public policy perspective, edited by Carl F. Pinkele and William C. Louthan represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Biddle Law Library- University of Pennsylvania Law School. Public police are individuals paid by the government to serve the general interests of all citizens. A municipal police officer is an example of public police. The final type of policing in the United States comprises the public police who work in a private capacity. This includes public police officers moonlighting at a club or store.


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: Public Policy and Police Discretion: Process of Decriminalization (): Aaronson, David E.: BooksAuthor: David E. Aaronson. policy guidelines that set standards, shape the inevitable use of discretion, and support com-munity involvement. We hope this Research Report will help inform the continuing debate over the proper exercise of police discretion in this new era of policing.

Jeremy Travis Director National Institute of JusticeFile Size: KB. Police Officers’ Decision Making and Discretion: Forming Suspicion and Making a Stop Abstract Most police activity occurs in private, away from the public=s view. This creates a situation that allows police officers discretion in the way Public policy and police discretion book think about what they see and how they handle those with whom they come in contact.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aaronson, David E. Public policy and police discretion. New York, N.Y.: Clark Boardman Co., (OCoLC) Unfortunately, the police have an ability to perform an abuse of discretion without being noticed or regulated by the judicial or legislative community in what is referred to as the "legal shadow".

In this place questionable police tactics are being performed and, in a sense, covered up with police privilege backed by government support. According to Kenneth C.

Davis, discretion is defined as A. a decision based on sound public policy. a decision by a judge based upon all the facts submitted by an individual. Discretion, justice, and democracy: a public policy perspective.

Pinkele --The politics of discretionary justice among criminal justice agencies / William C. Louthan --The politics of police discretion / Gregory Howard Williams --Judicial discretion in pretrial justice, and democracy: a public policy perspective\/span> \u00A0\u00A0.

Discretion, Justice, and Democracy: A Public Policy Perspective Carl F. Pinkele, William C. Louthan Iowa State University Press, - Social Science - pages. The Journal of Public Policy applies social science theories and concepts to significant political, economic and social issues and to the ways in which public policies are made.

Its articles deal with topics of concern to public policy scholars worldwide. The journal often publishes articles that cut across disciplines, such as environmental issues, international political economy. Police discretion [Davis, Kenneth Culp] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Police discretionAuthor: Kenneth Culp Davis. Community Policing as Public Policy. Article In this book, the authors have defined community policing as an alternative police strategy which revolves around the principle of pro-active. police was replaced by mandatory intervention and charging policies The exercise of discretion, finally, inevitably involves discrimination.

A difficulty here is that the term “discrimination” has two quite different (positive and negative) connotations: on the one hand, 12 Understanding discretion in modern policing. A former police officer explains how a bodycam forced her to do everything by the book—even when that might not have been in the community’s best interest.

This paper seeks to examine use of force policy and its impact on instances of excessive force. Use of force policy has been an ongoing national issue, as high-profile cases of officer-involved shootings are being increasingly reported.

As police departments have become more formalized, so have their rules and regulations. Criminal Justice Ethics examines the criminal justice system through an ethical lens by identifying ethical issues in practice and theory, exploring ethical dilemmas, and offering suggestions for resolving ethical issues and dilemmas faced by criminal justice professionals.

Bestselling author Cyndi Banks draws readers into a unique discussion of ethical issues by first exploring moral. Essay on Police Discretion. Sometimes the public wants no enforcement, and other times they want strict enforcement.

Citizens will scream false arrest in the first case, and some groups may file a write of mandamus in the second case. Police discretion by definition is the power to make decisions of policy and practice. Police have the. of discretion Accepted article for Public Management Review Special issue 'Street-level bureaucracy and government performance' Lars Tummers and Victor Bekkers To be cited as: Tummers, L.G.

& Bekkers, V.J.J.M. Policy implementation, street-level bureaucracy and the importance of discretion. Public Management Review, 16(4), Cited by: Police discretion allows law enforcement officials to effectively make decisions in the field when no clear-cut solution is illuminated by law or a handbook.

This trend in police work has many advantages such as allowing officers the flexibility to handle each situation in a manner that best fits its individual needs. Riding with patrol cars in four major northern cities, walking with policemen on the beat, observing what goes on in police stations, analyzing who telephones the police, what crimes are reported, who reports them, and why, Albert J.

Reiss, Jr., seeks to understand the ways in which we can make our society more civil, our police more humane, our population more responsible.

Police officers exercise a tremendous amount of discretion in carrying out their functions. That is, they make many choices from a range of possible actions or inactions available to them, and their choices are not specifically prescribed by law, policy, procedure, or rule.

One of the advantages of police discretion is the fact that it allows the officer to humanely treat people, giving them a second chance, and improving on the community’s perception of the police. If the police were to follow the laws strictly by the book, they will be perceived to be unfair by the society and possibly rejected (Rivera, ).Recommended Resources.

Best Practices Guide: Developing a Police Department Policy and Procedure Manual, by Chief W. Dwayne Orrick, Cordele, Georgia, Smaller Police Departments Technical Assistance Program; Model Law Enforcement Service and Operations Guide, by Don Morrison, Local Government Institute, - Link to purchase or obtain a loaned copy.

"The primary implication of these findings is that police and academicians alike should take heed of the public voice," Gibbs said. "Police Author: Kalisha Devan.