Criminal Justice

The exclusionary rule is not applicable in all Fourth Amendment proceedings.  There are eight situations or types of proceedings in which the rule does not apply, according to court decisions.  The following are the eight situations or proceedings where the exclusionary rule does not apply: Police violations of the knock-and-announce rule In searches by private … Read more

Criminal Justice

Directive 2.01 Revised 12/30/17 Page 1 of 11 EFFECTIVE NUMBER REVISED TOTAL PAGES Columbus Police Division Directive Aug. 01, 1987 2.01 Dec. 30, 2017 11 Use of Force I. Definitions A. Use of Force The exertion of energy or the actions of personnel in the performance of their duties used to direct or control another’s … Read more

Criminal Justice

1. Review the Incident Action Plan Excel file. 2. Explain why having access to this tool and knowing how to use it will enhance your ICS knowledge. The Microsoft Excel file is the preferred version to use.  However, there are numerous electronic versions of the ICS forms available including apps in Google Play and the … Read more

Criminal Justice

One of the challenges facing the Public Information Officer (PIO) is social media. Social media is both a friend and foe of emergency agencies.  What is the role and responsibilities of the PIO?  And what do Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites mean these days to the PIO? Using the internet or professional journals, find … Read more

Criminal Justice

Choose an emergency incident of your choice that occurred since 2010 and describe how the incident was handled. 1.  Post a link to the article, webpage, or video so that your classmates can view it. 2.  Post a summary of the article, video or webpage that you chose.  Did they follow the ICS system? What … Read more

Criminal Justice

Finding and Using Information Worksheet Complete Parts 1 and 2 below. In Part 1, you will find and evaluate two sources from at least two different databases in the University Library. EBSCOhost and ProQuest are the most popular databases in the University Library. In Part 2, you will write a brief 150- to 200-word response … Read more