Describe the operations and functions of a police officer. Identify three contemporary strategies in policing. Which one is the most functional? Why? Describe probable cause. Explain what is meant by the “totality of circumstances” that is considered when making police stops.
Discuss the effects of technology on police operations and identify legal issues associated with the use of technology. Provide three recommendations for improved law enforcement and citizen responses to terrorism and transnational organized crime. Discuss the changing context of policing in the U.S. and identify the six ongoing strategic changes of police departments. Which one(s) are the most important? Why?