• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Commanf an Control

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

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.

Middle

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.

Conclusion

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.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Miscellaneous section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Miscellaneous essays

  1. Planning, Design and Production Phases of the Construction Industry

    with the Organisational Flow Chart to highlight the teams that are involved with the individual sections of the work. - When a project is particularly large it can be very confusing for contractors to know who to take instructions from, this can lead to very bad communication between the senior members of staff and the workers on site.

  2. Principles of the Building Control System

    The two systems are; Local Authority Building Control Service Approved Inspectors Building Control Service Local Authority Building Control Service: If the Local Authority Service is used you are required to deposit either a full plans application or a building notice depending on the scale of works to be carried out.

  1. Offender Profiling

    The technique tried to identify the major personality and behavioural characteristics of serious offenders. This was based on a very detailed analysis of the crimes they had committed. There are several different ways the American Approach to offender profiling can be described below are a few of the different descriptions

  2. employee and employer's laws and legislations

    There is a duty to keep it up to date, for example to change an address when people move. 6. It must not be kept longer than is necessary for the registered purpose. It is all right to keep information for certain lengths of time but not indefinitely.

  1. Customer experience management in UK higher education

    (Worthen 2003 98) As part of the Innovative Communication also addresses the user-driven innovative communication exchange processes between manufacturers / suppliers and their customers, such as the so-called 'lead users', which both contribute their negative product experiences and their constructive suggestions actively.

  2. Physical preparation and fitness for the uniformed services

    * 15% PROTEIN- involved in building and repairing tissues. Their functions are: i) To provide energy and heat. ii) To provide roughage in the diet Too much excess protein can place undue stress on the kidneys and excrete calcium. * VITAMINS- are essential for health.

  1. child abuse and legislation

    the Denis O'Neil case in 1945; Child Protection Teams were set up as a result of the Maria Colwell case in 1974; and more recently, the Every Child Matters legislation was set up as a result of the Victoria Climbie case in 2000.

  2. Ownership of the T & T industry

    as the majority of people that travel will require some form of transport. Many people also find it easier booking car hire through a travel agency, as they can sort it out plain and easy meaning you don't have to research into it or take time ringing companies up.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work