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Law enforcement

Law enforcement broadly refers to any system by which some members of law by discovering, deterring, rehabilitating or punishing persons who violate the rules and norms governing that society.[1] Although the term may encompass entities such as courts and prisons, it is most frequently applied to those who directly engage in patrols or surveillance to dissuade and discover criminal activity, and those who investigate crimes and apprehend offenders.[2] Furthermore, although law enforcement may be most concerned with the prevention and punishment of crimes, organizations exist to discourage a wide variety of non-criminal violations of rules and norms, effected through the imposition of less severe consequences.

Contents

  • Organizations 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Organizations

Most law enforcement is conducted by some type of

  • Biosecurity Commons

External links

  1. ^ New Law Journal - Volume 123, Part 1 - Page 358, 1974
  2. ^ a b Kären M. Hess, Christine Hess Orthmann, Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (2008), p. 1.
  3. ^ Ventura, Holly; Mathieu Deflem (April 2005). "Governmentality and the War on Terror: FBI Project Carnivore and the Diffusion of Disciplinary Power." 13 (1). p. 16.  

References

See also

Project Carnivore, a U.S. Department of Justice Internet surveillance program that is administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to access information flowing to and from a central processing unit on a network connection. While, theoretically relying on Michel Foucault’s theory of discipline and governmentality, as well as related insights in the social control literature, this paper examines Project Carnivore relative to the larger context of state rationality and related privacy issues.[3]

Law enforcement agencies tend to be limited to operating within a specified military police.

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