Week 1 - Assignment
Law Enforcement Training
Chapter Three of Protecting the Republic examines significant
differences between law enforcement training and the training techniques
required in other professions. For this assignment, address the following:
- Examine three areas of law enforcement training that
are unique to the profession.
- Analyze one of the training types and at least two
points of liability.
- Assess whether the resulting liability following the
training (i.e., firearms or arrest and control) centers on the individual
officer, the organization, or both?
- Under what circumstances would a change in liability
- Investigate how training minimizes liability and
addresses public opinion.
three pages in length and formatted according to APA style. You must use at
least two scholarly sources (at
least one of which can be found in the Ashford University Library) other than
the textbook to support your claims and subclaims. The must be and introduction
and conclusion thesis statement in the introduction and last sentence of paper.
O’Keefe, J. (2004). Protecting
the republic: The education and training of American police officers. Upper
Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc
R. W., et al. (2003, August). Training the 21st century
police officer: Redefining police professionalism for the Los Angeles Police
Department. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation.
Wyatt-Nichol, H., & Franks, G. (2009). Ethics Training
in Law Enforcement Agencies. Public Integrity, 12(1), 39-50.