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Patrol Work

  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

Patrol work is the job of those officers who are least specialized in a general-purpose police department. Patrol officers are the point of first response for most of the work done by the agency, and as such, they are key decision ...

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