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Commanf an Control

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Command and Control - Assignment 1 Police Constable Police Sergeant Inspector Chief Inspector Below is the rank structure for the UK police force, starting from constable al the way up to chief constable. Superintendent Chief Superintendent Assistant Chief Constable Deputy Chief Constable Chief Constable Police constable - These are the most common police officers you will see, they patrol the streets and are called out to deal with any problems. Police Sergeant - Sergeants are in control of the constables and will send them out to do different things in different areas, they are in charge of about 6 constables. Inspector - Inspectors are in charge of the custody sergeants, which are involved with registering the cells and dealing with court cases. They are also in charge of a uniformed team which would consist of 6 constables and 1 sergeant. Chief Inspector - Chiefs inspectors are in charge of all the operations that they would undertake, like a drugs raid for example. Superintendent - Superintendents would be the police that attend all the meeting with councillors and discuss several policies. They tend to work behind the scenes and are not involved with all the arrests etc. ...read more.

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Government organisations such as home office are also involved in the work of the police force. The Home Office has very similar objectives to the ones of the police, the following objectives: * To cut down on crime * To ensure people feel safer in their homes and daily lives, particularly through more visible, responsive and accountable policing * To protect the UK from terrorist attacks * To re-balance the criminal justice system in favour of the law-abiding majority and victims * To manage offenders in order to protect the public and reduce re-offending * To secure the borders of the United Kingdom, prevent abuse of immigration laws and manage migration to the benefit of the UK. So therefore they can work closely with the police to try and make sure all of the above are achieved. They provide the funding needed by the police to carry out certain procedures and changes they may need to make, they help organise and develop the police force to try and improve it all the time. Part of the funding the home office provides goes towards trying to meet the UK's 5-year science and technology strategy, the Home Office sponsors research in police sciences which include; * Raman Spectroscopy - to provide more sensitive drugs and explosives detectors (e.g. ...read more.

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Jacqui Smith is the home secretary and is in charge of the home office. She is in charge of various agencies such as borders agency, identity and passport agency and the criminal records bureau. The borders agency is in charge of all the borders and making sure no one that shouldn't be in our country manages to get in, this could be anything from asylum seekers to terrorists. The identity and passport agency are in charge of giving people their passports, and renewing them and making sure peoples identity are correct. The criminal records bureau is in charge of keeping all the criminal records safe and making sure they have not been tampered with, they are also responsible for keeping them up to date when they have to. The Forensic Science Service (FSS) is a government-owned company in the United Kingdom which provides forensic science services to the police forces and government agencies of England and Wales, as well as other countries. The FSS provides scene-of-crime and forensic investigation staff to all the police services in England and Wales, they may also provide their services to the following government agencies; Crown Prosecution Service, HM Revenue and Customs, HM Coroners' Service, Ministry of Defence Police, British Transport Police and worldwide forensic services. ...read more.

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