Sunday, October 12, 2008
Criminal Justice Project
Q: I am doing this as a project for my introduction to criminal justice. I have a couple of questions: How many officers are in your department. How many of the officers work road patrol. How many females and males work road patrol in their agency?

Also should police officers enforce the law equally in all situations? Explain. In what types of situations should police officers be allowed to not enforce the law? If you could give an example and explain.

Last, but not least, in what types of situations should they be required to fully enforce the law? Explain.

A: Much of the basics of your questions you can find by perusing our website. Right now we have 260 sworn officers, with about 155 of them are assigned to street patrol duties. As for your research project questions, I would suggest that you come up with the specific examples of a scenario for me and I will try to tackle them for you, from a LEO perspective, privately. Good luck to you!
posted by South Bend Police Department @ 8:47 PM  

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