Police militarization in a Democratic Society

ECSU Author/Contributor (non-ECSU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jay Fortenbery, Professor (Creator)
Elizabeth City State University (ECSU )
Web Site: https://www.ecsu.edu/academics/library/index.html

Abstract: In a democratic society, law enforcement officers prevent social disorder, protect the public, and reduce crime while respecting the inherent freedoms of those they serve. Sworn personnel, police administrators, and legislators strive to keep this delicate balance so officers do not appear lie an occupying force. However, agencies also must have the capability to address the criminal element of society.

Additional Information

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin
Language: English
Date: 2018
police, militarization, democracy, society, disorder, freedom, law, legislation, balance, military, force

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